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##Introduction Decades ago, the use of papers and pen was a painstaking and very expensive effort to collect data. Most of us have experienced paper forms getting wet or damaged, or receiving paper forms that were barely answered. But as the age of smartphones and tablets arrived, mobile-based data collection technologies have also gained a […]
Since the advent of the cheap smartphone, these devices have been used for an impressive range of purposes, from detecting illegal logging in rainforests to the creation of detailed maps of cities around the world. Everywhere, civil society organisations and other movements are mapping their local areas, whether that be recording the locations of homeless […]