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Ushahidi Weekly Update (#10)

We are a growing community. This weekly report is for the whole community and team to share what you are working on and what you need help with. Highlight your presentations, events, code and more. These reports will go out every Tuesday.
Date: May 22 - 29, 2012

Community and Deployers:

About: What are you working on? What do you need help with?

Deployment of the Week: Bijoya - Mapping Harassment in Bangladesh. See all the Deployments of the Week

Women Under Siege was featured in the medical journal: The Lancet.

The Water Voices team created this video to highlight their project plans:

Code:

About: What code are your working on? What needs help?

We'll be releasing code today (2.4). This is a bug fix release. Please upgrade your deployments to the latest version. Watch the Ushahidi blog for more details soon.

On this week's community call, the SwiftRiver team did a demo and answered questions about the code:

 

Events:

About: Events, presentations and hosting by Ushahidi Core, Community. Share your presentations, your videos etc.

We're planning some webinars focused on topical mappers (For example: corruption and election monitoring mapper). Do you have any suggestions? Would you like to participate or help organize?

Random Hacks of Kindness

Random Hacks of Kindness - June 1 - 3, 2012 around the world.

  • Random Hacks of Kindness is a global hackathon on June 1 -3, 2012.
    • If you are working on a hack which will include Ushahidi, please let us know!
    • If you can attend a local event, Great! We also need a virtual hand. Simply stay tuned on the Ushahidi skype community developer chat room. Or ping, Hleson at ushahidi dot com for more details.

Free Elections Hackathon

We will be co-hosting in the Free Elections Hackathon June 16, 2012 in London (UK). If you have any ideas for plugins that would be useful for elections, let us know. We'll add it to the event.