To ensure the future of the Internet as a diverse, inclusive public resource by opening more pathways for underrepresented minorities to top jobs in technology and bolstering professional support networks to sustain their success.
To create a platform where victims can safely report online harassment—including violent threats, stalking and racial epithets—and volunteers can respond.
To support the "Celebrate Culture" community lunch on February 6, 2008
To develop an open security toolkit for journalists, allowing them to avoid digital surveillance by governments and other groups
To engage readers in discussing and crowdsourcing news by allowing them to add their own notes and comments to material collected and displayed by previous Challenge winner DocumentCloud.
To support our strategy of investing in citizen-centered solutions in three Knight communities by piloting the Code for America model, which deploys technology professionals to develop original solutions that engage citizens in community challenges
To help journalists find stories in large amounts of data through a new tool that finds patterns in and visualizes document sets.
To increase access to local information and strengthen rural newspapers technical expertise by using the OpenBlock system to aggregate and publish local, municipal data.
To safeguard mobile text communication though a simple, secure messaging application that requires no special knowledge from the user.
To bridge the gap between traditional and citizen media with a web-based tool that aggregates user-generated content during big news events.
To make technology work for communities by creating a tool kit and online community for citizen-based, grassroots data gathering and research.
To bring the city’s art and tech communities together through a new alliance and facility that will provide hands-on programming, plus a civic prototyping lab addressing community issues