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can data (or #bigdata) change the world ? @d4ca #d4ca are trying to see if it can ! see also the @earthhour #earthhour campaign

can data (or even #bigdata) change the world ? @d4ca #d4ca are trying to see if it can !

see also @earthhour #earthhour

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OpenCycleMap for Cyclists (from the creators of OpenStreetMap)

Did you know there is a OpenCycleMap of the world for Cyclists (from the creators of OpenStreetMap) which contains contour information thanks to open source NASA contour data !

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You (and 301,926 others) can change the world

World Community Grid's mission is to create the largest public computing grid benefiting humanity. Our work is built on the belief that technological innovation combined with visionary scientific research and large-scale volunteerism can change our world for the better. Our success depends on individuals – like you – collectively contributing their unused computer time to this not-for-profit endeavor.

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Linux World Top 10 Web 2.0 apps that you can actually use

GapMinder

Gapminder is a non-profit venture developing information technology for provision of free statistics in new visual and animated ways.

Goal: enable you to make sense of the world by having fun with statistics.

Method: turn boring data into enjoyable interactive animations using Flash technology.

Gapminder is a Foundation in Stockholm, Sweden. Funding has been mainly by grants from Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency, Sida.

In collaboration with United Nations Statistic Division Gapminder promote free access to searchable public data and all animations of different types of data are freely available at www.gapminder.org.

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ClustrMaps for your website

ClustrMaps lets you locate all site visitors. (Get yours here)

See at a glance where your site's visitors are located: instantaneously, even when the numbers are enormous! Visitors don't need to click on anything: just viewing your page is sufficient.

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