Campaign: Application Ideas

Tell Me About this Area

This app uses the American Community Survey data to provide users with a quick overview of the demographics, social, economic, and housing statistics of the geographic area that a user is passing through. The application uses a mobile phone’s GPS to determine the user’s geographic location and displays data based on the location. The application would display facts about the community from the Community Facts pages ...more »

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Tell Me About this Area

This app uses the American Community Survey data to provide users with a quick overview of the demographics, social, economic, and housing statistics of the geographic area that a user is passing through. The application uses a mobile phone’s GPS to determine the user’s geographic location and displays data based on the location. The application would display facts about the community from the Community Facts pages ...more »

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Map-based game to collect survey information

If I recall correctly, for a lot of our surveys we have field representatives go visit various places to see if there is a housing unit there, in order to keep our survey frames up to date. Perhaps we could have normal people collect the same information by playing a game that has them visit various places and report what they see. This data could then be used to double-check what the field representatives report. ...more »

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Map-based game to collect survey information

If I recall correctly, for a lot of our surveys we have field representatives go visit various places to see if there is a housing unit there, in order to keep our survey frames up to date. Perhaps we could have normal people collect the same information by playing a game that has them visit various places and report what they see. This data could then be used to double-check what the field representatives report. ...more »

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