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New Zealand Crowdsourcing New Flag Design
Crowd Creativity

New Zealand sports a rather unoriginal flag design that incorporates the UK’s Union Jack flag on a navy background, with four stars of the Southern Cross to the right. Now, the former British colony is deciding whether it should stand pat with its current design, or make a change. As it’s a matter of national debate, ordinary New Zealanders are being asked to not just comment on, but to also submit designs for a new flag, if they support an update.

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Anton RootMay 22, 2015 01:42 pm GMT156 views
Crowd Coffee: May 22
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this end-of-week edition of Crowd Coffee: doctors crowdsourcing medical opinion; crowdsourcing climate change strategy; Lebanon holds open innovation week; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 22, 2015 11:18 am GMT264 views
Japan’s Weathernews Acquires Weathermob
Distributed Knowledge

Weathernews Inc announced yesterday that it’s acquired Boston-based crowdsourced weather app Weathermob, putting the spotlight on a subsector of the crowdsourcing industry that has so far been flying under the radar. The aim, according to a press release, is to “create a leading social weather prediction platform for highly accurate forecasts using on-the-ground weather observation and reporting.”

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Anton RootMay 21, 2015 07:18 pm GMT384 views
Crowd Coffee: May 21
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: how much will Reg. A+ cost entrepreneurs; Korean crowdfunding platform raises $16 million; Australian government looking to tax sharing economy profits; open innovation trends; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 21, 2015 10:53 am GMT391 views
Using Quality Assurance Mechanisms to Ensure Accuracy in Crowdsourcing
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Ever wonder how crowdsourcing platforms monitor their users' submissions? In the following guest post, Lisa Beckers of Cloud Working Labs discusses the ways crowdsourcing platforms ensure quality and build trust with their customers.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 20, 2015 07:54 pm GMT511 views