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Heather Leson
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Do you like to hunt for accurate info? Are you a verification nerd? Join us for our Veri.ly live Conversation to talk about your work and meet others keen on this topic.
How can we know if an image or a comment is true and verified? From magnifying glasses to zoom features, we aim to discern, detect and distill. Veri.ly connects you via global crowdsourcing challenges for evidence collection and verification. A flood of information occurs during a humanitarian response. Decision makers and citizens want to know what is true and verified. You’re receiving this note because you signed up to keep in touch. We would like to invite you to learn more and help improve Veri.ly.

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 15:00 - 10:00 - 10:30 EST, 15:00 - 15:30 GMT/18:00- 18:30 AST
Your local time: http://bit.ly/verilytimes
Duration: 30 minutes




About our guests:
Craig Silverman - http://www.craigsilverman.ca/about/
Patrick Meier - http://irevolution.net/bio/
Victor Naroditskiy - http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/vn/
The Veri.ly and QCRi Team.


About Veri.ly - Verily is a collaboration of Masdar Instritute, QCRI, and University of Southampton. We are in beta. Join us!

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How can we know if an image or a comment is true and verified? From magnifying glasses to zoom features, we aim to discern, detect and distill. Veri.ly connects you via global crowdsourcing challenges for evidence collection and verification. A flood of information occurs during a humanitarian response. Decision makers and citizens want to know what is true and verified. You’re receiving this note because you signed up to keep in touch. We would like to invite you to learn more and help improve Veri.ly.

Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Time: 15:00 - 10:00 - 10:30 EST, 15:00 - 15:30 GMT/18:00- 18:30 AST
Your local time: http://bit.ly/verilytimes
Duration: 30 minutes




About our guests:
Craig Silverman - http://www.craigsilverman.ca/about/
Patrick Meier - http://irevolution.net/bio/
Victor Naroditskiy - http://users.ecs.soton.ac.uk/vn/
The Veri.ly and QCRi Team.


About Veri.ly - Verily is a collaboration of Masdar Instritute, QCRI, and University of Southampton. We are in beta. Join us!

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+Justine Mackinnon -Jus for you and CrisismappersUK 
The Crisis Response is currently monitoring the flooding situation in the UK, which is currently affecting tens of thousands across the country. Stay tuned for updates and resources related to this event which we'll try to share here.

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Still time to add your voice #stopspying 
In just a few hours, over 10,000 Canadians have spoken out against mass spying on law-abiding citizens. See which MPs have already taken a stand - and help push your MP to support our right to privacy at http://ow.ly/twT4i 

Make your voice heard at: http://thedaywefightback.ca
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I'm hosting a "What are you doing Open Data Day?" Hangout. Join us? Share your stories.
Open Data Day is global with 108 events planned.

What are you doing Open Data Day? Your event can be as large or small as you decide. Just make it local and join us globally.

In this session, we invite Open Data leaders to share their stories.

Special Guests: all of you plus Simeon Oriko of Open Institute in Kenya, Diane Mercier OKF Canada Ambassador (Montreal), Johanna Picciano of Buenos Aires (Argentina) and Hal Seki of Code for Japan.

All welcome. 

Some Resources:
http://opendataday.org/
http://wiki.opendataday.org/2014/City_Events

The session will be approximately 30 minutes, however, if the community wishes to talk for an hour, this is welcome.

Host - Heather Leson (Please be sure that she has your email address to add you)
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