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Crowdsourcing the Silver Line commute
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Crowdsourced data may soon improve commutes for Boston residents who ride the Silver Line bus. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Samuel BennettMay 05, 2016 07:55 am GMT180 views
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Crowdsourcing the Silver Line commute
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Crowdsourcing the Silver Line commute
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Crowdsourced data may soon improve commutes for Boston residents who ride the Silver Line bus. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Samuel BennettMay 05, 2016 07:55 am GMT180 views
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Crowdsourcing the Silver Line commute
The Beginner’s Guide to Advertising a Crowdfunding Campaign
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdfunding offers both strategic and financial benefits for entrepreneurs. Interacting with potential customers and investors will give campaign managers insights into their target markets. The transparency and convenience of online crowdfunding attract venture capitalists, which helped the crowdfunding economy grow to $5.1 billion in 2013, according to Forbes.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 04, 2016 05:40 pm GMT1035 views
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Pentagon Bug Bounty Program Attracts Strong Hacker Interest
article Distributed Knowledge

The Pentagon's bug bounty program hit its midway point this past week, and already the initiative is, in some ways, a success. More than 500 security researchers and hackers have undergone...

Harshida PatelMay 04, 2016 03:15 pm GMT327 views
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Pentagon Bug Bounty Program Attracts Strong Hacker Interest
Videogamers Are Recruited to Fight Tuberculosis and Other Ills
article Distributed Knowledge

His project is the latest in a cascade of crowdsourcing research efforts based on the idea that science is a game that almost anyone can play. By latest count, 1.2 million people in 140 countries...

Claire MackayMay 04, 2016 01:40 pm GMT360 views
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Videogamers Are Recruited to Fight Tuberculosis and Other Ills
Swedes Create World's First Crowdsourced Singing Voice
article Distributed Knowledge

A Swedish telecom giant is inviting music fans across Europe to take part in a project to create the world's first crowdsourced singing voice to celebrate the values of Eurovision Song...

Jason RobbinsMay 02, 2016 01:20 pm GMT598 views
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Swedes Create World's First Crowdsourced Singing Voice
Crowdsourcing Control: Don’t Make it a Free for All, Warn Researchers
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

With momentum building for crowdsourcing and funding as a platform for nutrition research, scientists warn that greater control may be needed to safeguard the quality and validity of such studies....

Harshida PatelMay 02, 2016 10:10 am GMT710 views
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Crowdsourcing Control: Don’t Make it a Free for All, Warn Researchers
Three Hundred and Sixty Five Days of Crowdfunding in South Africa - See more at: http://www.changelivesnow.co.za/blog/three-hundred-sixty-five-days-crowdfunding-south-africa/#sthash.7zsNEf5t.dpuf
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Change Lives Now based its strategy on helping communities and people in need, in South Africa. Specific focus was toward Non Profit Organisations however, not limited to them. It proved to be an...

Jason GrieveMay 01, 2016 01:08 pm GMT1617 views
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Three Hundred and Sixty Five Days of Crowdfunding in South Africa - See more at: http://www.changelivesnow.co.za/blog/three-hundred-sixty-five-days-crowdfunding-south-africa/#sthash.7zsNEf5t.dpuf
6 Steps towards a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdfunding has become one of the best strategies for launching a startup business and entrepreneurs around the world are realizing its huge importance when taking their businesses off the ground....

Shiraz KahnApr 29, 2016 06:14 pm GMT1168 views
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6 Steps towards a Winning Crowdfunding Campaign
Power to the Passenger: Crowdsourcing in the Aviation Industry
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A team of Chicago-based researchers, led by Northwestern’s McCormick School of Engineering professor Fabián Bustamante, has developed Wi-Fly, a recently launched app created to identify where...

Jayne AnnApr 29, 2016 01:13 pm GMT1243 views
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Power to the Passenger: Crowdsourcing in the Aviation Industry
(EN-GR) NBG I-BANK #FINTECH CROWDHACKATHON 23 – 24 APRIL 2016 PRESS RELEASE 26.04.2016
blog Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

It is the first hackathon on financial transactions #fintech, a field that becomes increasingly interesting at global level, that has taken place in Greece. It was organized by Crowdpolicy...

CrowdpolicyApr 29, 2016 07:18 am GMT785 views
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(EN-GR) NBG I-BANK #FINTECH CROWDHACKATHON 23 – 24 APRIL 2016 PRESS RELEASE 26.04.2016
Why we Need to Open-Up the Evolution of the Internet of Things; How Open Innovation Can Jump-Start Collaborations to Create Transformational IoT Innovation
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

On the surface, The Internet of Things (IoT), appears to be exploding at a dizzying pace—with connected devices to grow to 34 billion by 2020. However, there is more to be done in realizing the...

Kevin StarkApr 28, 2016 07:03 pm GMT4076 views
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Why we Need to Open-Up the Evolution of the Internet of Things; How Open Innovation Can Jump-Start Collaborations to Create Transformational IoT Innovation
CrowdFunding USA Conference & Workshop MAY 5-6, 2016 | NATIONAL PRESS CLUB, WASHINGTON DC
Q&A App Zip: Swipe Right for Better Data
article Distributed Knowledge

"If you're looking for solid answers from the crowd," said Crazy Raccoons founder Ric Militi, "anonymity is everything." Big follower counts on social media can be useful...

Samuel BennettApr 27, 2016 02:23 pm GMT526 views
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Q&A App Zip: Swipe Right for Better Data
Select My Tutor Intrduction
video Distributed Knowledge

Select My Tutor allows students to search tutors for different subjects as they like to learn using this platform where students and tutors are connected to each other. We provide the facility by...

Leesa JohnsonApr 27, 2016 06:33 am GMT557 views
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Select My Tutor Intrduction
Getting a Small Loan to Get Auto Back From Repossession
question Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

My car was repossessed recently by a title loan company.(TitleMax). I owe them $1300 and the company that repossessed the car $200.The car itself is a 2000 Toyota Echo and has a value of $2,417...

Edwin ReymannApr 27, 2016 12:37 am GMT597 views
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Getting a Small Loan to Get Auto Back From Repossession
Could mapping tech revolutionise disaster response?
article Distributed Knowledge

It was a hunch that changed his life. It got him a degree, a government job back home – and a PhD place in America. His focus: crowdsourcing and the capacity of digital technology to empower...

Harshida PatelApr 25, 2016 01:32 pm GMT508 views
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Could mapping tech revolutionise disaster response?
A Tablet Just For $99 That Worth Buying [Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo]
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Fino Tab is built with the Android 5.1 operating system, the tablet will run on a 2.24GHz quad-core processor with 4GB RAM. The storage capacity is 32 GB inbuilt which is expandable up to 128 GB...

Fino TabApr 25, 2016 11:48 am GMT966 views
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A Tablet Just For $99 That Worth Buying [Crowdfunding Campaign on Indiegogo]
Share Research to Fight Zika and Prepare for the Next Pandemic
article Distributed Knowledge

The good news is that there are far more people in the world who want to do good than bad. We need to bring together the hundreds of thousands of scientists who want to use technology to better the...

Jayne AnnApr 24, 2016 01:08 pm GMT495 views
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Share Research to Fight Zika and Prepare for the Next Pandemic
Arabic translator app is a winner at Abu Dhabi international hackathon
article Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Annual hackathon won by students who used crowdsourcing as an inspiration to create app that offers affordable translations of texts and increases employment in Arab world. The team of students...

Claire MackayApr 23, 2016 01:59 am GMT644 views
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Arabic translator app is a winner at Abu Dhabi international hackathon
Facebook Considers Adding A ‘Tip Jar’ To It’s Platform, Users Could Make Money From Posting Content
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The call to action button can be very helpful for users who create and share posts of other people in need. In a way, the social media platform can act as a crowdsourcing site to fund these...

Samuel BennettApr 23, 2016 01:17 am GMT1825 views
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Facebook Considers Adding A ‘Tip Jar’ To It’s Platform, Users Could Make Money From Posting Content
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