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Actually (Politically) Progressive Web Apps

Actually (Politically) Progressive Web Apps was a session at IndieWeb Summit 2019.

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Notes archived from: https://etherpad.indieweb.org/progressiveapps

IndieWeb Summit 2019
Session: Actually (Politically) Progressive Web Apps
When: 2019-06-29 15:15



  • One of the first projects Christopher got to build was about the way we live in our political system
  • https://thomson42.github.io/Map-Project-Beta
  • House district map, click on pin and see details including link to wikipedia
  • Obama 2008 campaign was revolutionary with use of online; most online donations at that point.
  • Hack Oregon is a non-profit org that does a lot of activism with homelessness and traffic congestion, have good data visualization
    • They work on seasons. They're on season 4 or 5.
  • Sam mentioned D3, data visualization javascript framework https://d3js.org/
  • Open Street map as an alternative to google maps
  • Jack mentions Turkopticon: Mechanical Turk laborers can post reviews. https://turkopticon.ucsd.edu/
  • Chris shows https://ActBlue.com
  • gRegor mentions https://sunlightfoundation.com/

Transgender community would love to have more data collected on topics such as murders with in the trans community Are there apps out there keeping track of hate crimes? Within the government there is this data, not sure about apps How do you define hate crime?

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