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Primary ToolsURLHosted PlatformInstallation neededCoding Skillz NeededFreeWho can teach this toolConditions for learning toolWho needs itDifficulty boost?Complexity Score (Calculated)Include
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TypeOnline tools, with community elements:
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Online tools, with community elements:Zeegahttp://zeega.org/"With Zeega, you can use any media in the cloud, transform the entire screen into your playground, and share your interactive creations with the world."3Y
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Online tools, with community elements:Popcorn jshttp://popcornjs.org/, http://mozillapopcorn.org/"Popcorn.js is an HTML5 media framework written in JavaScript for filmmakers, web developers, and anyone who wants to create time-based interactive media on the web. Popcorn.js is part of Mozilla's Popcorn project."6Y
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Online tools, with community elements:Korsakow http://korsakow.org/about"The Korsakow System (pronounced ‘KOR-SA-KOV’) is an easy-to-use computer program for the creation of database films. Korsakow Films are films with a twist: They are interactive – the viewer has influence on the K-Film. They are rule-based – the author decides on the rules by which the scenes relate to each other, but s/he does not create fixed paths."7Y
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Online tools, with community elements:Mirocommunityhttp://www.mirocommunity.org/5
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Online tools, with community elements:Pixorial http://www.pixorial.com/"Pixorial is a video hosting service with cloud based video library and movie making tool"1Y
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Online tools, with community elements:Vinehttps://vine.co/Create and share beautiful looping videos1Y
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Online tools, with community elements:Instagram videohttp://instagram.com/#Mobile app for sharing photos and videos with artistic image filters.1Y
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Online tools, with community elements:Popcorn Makerhttps://popcorn.webmaker.org/Lets users create social video. This is another browser-based tool where users apply additional 'events' to an underlying video or audio file. This includes the standard options of images and links, as well as entries from Wikipedia and Google Maps, which viewers can explore further from within the package.1Y
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Online tools, with community elements:Zentrickhttp://zentrick.com/allows users to make video interactive by adding links to parts of the footage. Zentrick also offers a free browser-based editing suite, which is made up of different 'boards' to create the content on. Users can bring in video and then use the 'apps board' to add in additional features, such as link buttons, and start to build up the interactive elements in the video.5
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MapsMaps5
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MapsTilemill/Mapbox http://mapbox.com/tilemill/"Whether you're a journalist, web designer, researcher, or seasoned cartographer, TileMill is the design studio you need to create stunning interactive maps."5Y
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Data VisualisationStoryMaps: http://storymaps.esri.com/home/Story maps combine intelligent Web maps with Web applications and templates that incorporate text, multimedia, and interactive functions. Story maps inform, educate, entertain, and inspire people about a wide variety of topics.4Y
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#REF!Map Story: http://mapstory.org/The MapStory platform is an online cartographic application developed using the GeoNode open-source platform. GeoNode is a spatial data infrastructure solution that extends the OpenGeo Architecture with several advanced features such as participatory or collaborative mapping, advanced customization, social network capabilities and metadata catalog solutions.4Y
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Data VisualisationUshahidihttp://ushahidi.com/ http://vhx.tv/Community mapping platform3
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Data VisualisationZeemapshttp://www.zeemaps.com/Create and publish interactive maps: Unlimited markers per map. 3-level access control for each map: Viewer, Member and Admin. Input from: Location (Search), Crowd Source, Google Spreadsheets, Microsoft Excel, CSV, KML, GeoRSS feed, or Copy-and-Paste.Not free - useful for looking at but would need to pay to use; limited functionality for trial period3Y
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Data VisualisationLeaflethttp://leafletjs.com/Leaflet is a modern open-source JavaScript library for mobile-friendly interactive maps. It is developed by Vladimir Agafonkin with a team of dedicated contributors. Weighing just about 33 KB of JS, it has all the features most developers ever need for online maps.5
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Data Visualisation5
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Story PlatformsStory Platforms5
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Story PlatformsHistory on the Move: http://www.historyonthemove.net/ "History on the Move delivers thoughtful, well-researched stories about the places and subjects that you care about. Our narratives are composed by scholars at major research institutions and universities. Research affiliation required to be a creator."5
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Story PlatformsLocasthttp://locast.mit.edu/"Open Locast enables rapid deployment of location-based media platforms."6Y
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Data VisualisationStamen Designhttp://stamen.com/We call it Map Stack. It's a bit like Instagram for maps. http://stamen.com/whatwedo/mapstack 5
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Story PlatformsTumult Hypehttp://tumult.com/hype/"Using Tumult Hype, you can create beautiful HTML5 web content. Interactive content and animations made with Tumult Hype work on desktops, smartphones and iPads. No coding required. Paid product." 3Y
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Story PlatformsKlynthttp://www.klynt.net/, http://www.honkytonk.fr/" Klynt is an editing & publishing application dedicated to visual storytellers. It was designed as an affordable and creative solution to explore new narrative formats on the internet. Paid for service but with 14-day free trial"5
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Story Platforms5
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Data VisualisationData Visualisation5
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Data VisualisationTimeline.js: http://timeline.knightlab.com/"Beautifully crafted timelines that are easy and intuitive to use. Can be driven by a Google Spreadsheet of content."1Y
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Data VisualisationTiki Toki: http://www.tiki-toki.com/"Tiki-Toki is web-based software for creating beautiful interactive timelines that you can share on the internet"3Y
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TimeLine Setterhttp://propublica.github.io/timeline-setter/It is a command-line utility that takes a specially-structured CSV file as input and outputs standards-compliant HTML/CSS/JavaScript. It supports any span of time from minutes to years, and supports multiple parallel event series in a single timeline. It can handle custom descriptions and even arbitrary HTML in each event “card.” It creates fluid embeds that will look great at any width.
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Data VisualisationTableau Softwarehttp://www.tableausoftware.com/products/online"Windows based data visualisation platform."5
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Data VisualisationWordle: http://wordle.net"Easy word cloud generation tool."5
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Data VisualisationQuartz ChartBuilderhttp://quartz.github.io/Chartbuilder/"Simple chart creation tool."5
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Data VisualisationTabula: http://jazzido.github.io/tabula/"Tool for extracting data from PDFs."5
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Data VisualisationD3.jshttp://d3js.org/"D3.js is a JavaScript library for manipulating documents based on data. D3 helps you bring data to life using HTML, SVG and CSS. D3’s emphasis on web standards gives you the full capabilities of modern browsers without tying yourself to a proprietary framework, combining powerful visualization components and a data-driven approach to DOM manipulation."4Y
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Data VisualisationManyEyes: http://www-958.ibm.com/software/analytics/manyeyes/"Online platform providing a range of different data visualisation tools, including bubble charts, word trees and network diagrams."4Y
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Data VisualisationGephihttps://gephi.org/"Gephi is an interactive visualization and exploration platform for all kinds of networks and complex systems, dynamic and hierarchical graphs."8Y
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Data Visualisationplot.lyhttp://plot.lyEasy way to import any kind of data (csv, excel, json etc) and clean and visualize itNnY(public beta)3
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Data VisualisationAdobe IllustratorNativeIllustrator takes csv and excel files for simple manipulationsYYNN5
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Data CollectionData Collection5
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Data CollectionVojo.coVojo.co"Vojo makes it easy for people to post stories from inexpensive mobile phones via voice calls, SMS, and MMS. It also makes it easy to set up and customize a group where people can post content from their phones."1
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Data CollectionKimonohttp://www.kimonolabs.com/5
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Data CollectionYahoo Pipeshttp://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/5
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Data CollectionIFTTThttps://ifttt.com/5
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Data CollectionFrontlineSMShttp://www.frontlinesms.com/5
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Data CollectionScraperWiki https://scraperwiki.com/"Platform for writing custom scrapers to pull data from the web. Programming knowledge required."3
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Data Collectionimport.io import.io"Point and click data scraping platform for accessing data from the web. No programming knowledge required."7
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Data CollectionOpen Refine: http://openrefine.org"Power-tool for working with data. Reshape, clean, restructure and enrich a dataset."5
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Data Collection5
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AudioAudio5
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AudioAirtimehttp://www.sourcefabric.org/en/airtime/"Airtime lets you take total control of your radio station via the web with intelligent archive management, powerful search, a simple scheduling calendar, smart playlists, live assist, stream rebroadcast and rock-solid automated playout."Open-source radio automation software3
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Web Scraping & Data CollectionWeb Scraping & Data Collection5
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Web Scraping & Data CollectionKimonohttp://www.kimonolabs.com/5
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Web Scraping & Data CollectionYahoo Pipeshttp://pipes.yahoo.com/pipes/5
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Web Scraping & Data CollectionIFTTThttps://ifttt.com/5
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Multi-MediaMulti-Media5
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Multi-MediaShorthandhttp://shorthand.com/The Shorthand™ application allows publishers to easily create compelling, interactive stories for the web.5
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Multi-MediaScrollkithttps://www.scrollkit.com/loginThe platform lets users easily produce full-screen stories, with simple tools to add text, images, background colours, as well as free-hand drawing tools to make the page their own.1Y
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Multi-MediaTaggstarhttp://www.taggstar.com/Similar to Thinglink1Y
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Multi-MediaThinglinkhttp://www.thinglink.com/lets users add points of interest to an image, which can then have an array of media attached. Target audience businesses marketing their porduct or teachers creating interactive images to teach. 1Y
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Multi-MediaWiremaxhttps://www.wirewax.com/lets users add interactivity to video by finding and allowing for the application of 'hotspots' to objects within the video. The hotspot will move along with the image in question while in frame.1Y
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Multi-MediaZentrickhttp://zentrick.com/allows users to make video interactive by adding links to parts of the footage. Zentrick also offers a free browser-based editing suite, which is made up of different 'boards' to create the content on. Users can bring in video and then use the 'apps board' to add in additional features, such as link buttons, and start to build up the interactive elements in the video.1Y
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Multi-MediaMettahttp://www.metta.io/supported by a curational framework, which enables users to bring in the usual range of content into a video player, as well as other offerings such as the ability to ask questions of the viewer using its polls feature. As well as being able to search for content to include in a package from within the platform, users can also collect and store content as they surf the web, using the Metta plugin.Free, for a small group3
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Multi-MediaMeographhttp://www.meograph.com/Web-based multimedia presentation tool with audio clips and maps.1Y
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Multi-MediaCreatavisthttps://www.creatavist.com/cms/CMS for storytelling5
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Multi-MediaScratchhttp://scratch.mit.edu/Visual programming tool and community designed to teach programming thinking. 1Y
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Multi-Media
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Secondary Tools - of interest but not necessarily appropriate for hackathonSecondary Tools - of interest but not necessarily appropriate for hackathon5
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Secondary Tools - of interest but not necessarily appropriate for hackathonPlumihttp://blog.plumi.org/5
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Secondary Tools - of interest but not necessarily appropriate for hackathonVideopress http://videopress.com/Video hosting for Wordpress5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionsProjects, with platforms and participation options5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionsTiziano Project, http://tizianoproject.org/5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionsNewsmotion, newsmotion.org5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionsBanyan Project, http://banyanproject.com/index.php?title=Main_Page, Tom Stites5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionsMediaStorm, http://mediastorm.com/5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionsGlobal Lives, http://globallives.org/en/5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionshttp://rmbcity.com/5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionswww.postsecret.com5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionshttp://www.itgetsbetter.org/5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionshttp://throughpositiveeyes.org/5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionshttp://questionbridge.com/5
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Projects, with platforms and participation optionsMediabreaker: http://mediabreaker.thelampnyc.org5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Pulitzer Center for Crisis Reporting http://pulitzercenter.org/5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Global Voices, http://globalvoicesonline.org/5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Facing Change http://facingchange.org/5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Newsmotion http://newsmotion.org/5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Digital Democracy http://digital-democracy.org/5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Development Seed http://developmentseed.org/5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Witness http://www.witness.org/5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Video Volunteers http://www.videovolunteers.org/5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Center for Digital Storytelling http://www.storycenter.org/index1.html5
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Organizations (examples of distribution or action, very partial list)Nuru, http://nuruproject.org/5
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