Worth a Look: BizNar from Deep Web Technologies — Free, Clusters News vs Research vs Patents vs Social Media

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From Abe Lederman and Deep Web Technologies, both long among our “top ten” serious endeavors to admire and leverage.

Other variations (not free) are dedicated to science (2), energy, environment, and medicine. Product Trial Page

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Nov 16

Berto Jongman: #Global_Witness & #OKFN Exposing Corruption in Data via #OpenData

Berto Jongman

Berto Jongman

Global Witness and Open Knowledge – Working together to investigate and campaign against corruption related to the extractives industries

Sam Leon, one of Open Knowledge’s data experts, talks about his experiences working as an School of Data Embedded Fellow at Global Witness.

Phi Beta Iota: We are seeing convergence.  See also #TrueCost and #ConflictFree

See Also:

Robert Steele: Kudos to Intel – #ConflictFree Toward #TrueCost?

Berto Jongman: #ConflictFree $201 Billion in Consumer Economics Full of Conflict Minerals [and Oblivious of #TrueCost]

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Nov 16

Sepp Hasslberger: YouTube (4:29) Decentralized Internet

Categories: Advanced Cyber/IO
Sepp Hasslberger

Sepp Hasslberger

A little talk on why we should decentralize the internet…

From the Speaker: As technology is being used to control humanity more and more there lies an unsuspecting beacon of hope that will change everything. The decentralized internet! Watch as this lamen explains these concepts for other lamen. Spread the hype!

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Nov 14

Patrick Meier: Forthcoming Possibilities in Humanitarian Technology Leveraging Big Data and Computing Research Institutes

Patrick Meier

Patrick Meier

Computing Research Institutes as an Innovation Pathway for Humanitarian Technology

The World Humanitarian Summit (WHS) is an initiative by United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to improve humanitarian action. The Summit, which is to be held in 2016, stands to be one of the most important humanitarian conferences in a decade. One key pillar of WHS is humanitarian innovation. “Transformation through Innovation” is the WHS Working Group dedicated to transforming humanitarian action by focusing explicitly on innovation. I have the pleasure of being a member of this working group where my contribution focuses on the role of new technologies, data science and advanced computing. As such, I’m working on an applied study to explore the role of computing research institutes as an innovation pathway for humanitarian technology. The purpose of this blog post is to invite feedback on the ideas presented below.

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Nov 10