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Google asks Pinoys to translate Web to Filipino, Cebuano
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

It followed the launch of the Google Translate Community last year, a crowdsourcing tool that serves as the tech giant’s way of filling gaps in the quality of translations by its machine. Google...

Samuel BennettSep 01, 2015 11:56 am GMT238 views
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Google asks Pinoys to translate Web to Filipino, Cebuano
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

It followed the launch of the Google Translate Community last year, a crowdsourcing tool that serves as the tech giant’s way of filling gaps in the quality of translations by its machine. Google...

Samuel BennettSep 01, 2015 11:56 am GMT238 views
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Google asks Pinoys to translate Web to Filipino, Cebuano
The Young Turks Turn To Crowd-Sourcing To Expand Coverage
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The Young Turks Network is turning to crowd sourcing to generate new content though a program called TYT: Next, the digital news network announced today. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Claire MackaySep 01, 2015 11:23 am GMT343 views
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The Young Turks Turn To Crowd-Sourcing To Expand Coverage
Crowd Coffee: September 1
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: some atypical crowdfunding campaigns; smaller One Spark crowdfunding festival scheduled for 2016; The Young Turks crowdsourcing to expand coverage; differences among sharing economy models; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgSep 01, 2015 09:30 am GMT116 views
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Crowd Coffee: August 31
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: Sony launches new product on its First Flight platform; crowdsourcing is not sustainable for media, says one executive; the sharing economy for boats; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 31, 2015 09:59 am GMT497 views
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Let's Crowdsource to Expose Government Bribe Takers!
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Governments should take more aggressive action in rooting out corrupt practices, politicians and employees. It starts with adding or improving governance, including procedures and systems. Next,...

Harshida PatelAug 31, 2015 03:17 am GMT942 views
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Let's Crowdsource to Expose Government Bribe Takers!
CrowdFunding Beat Pro Magazine - This Week's Industry News SEPT 1, 2015 First Edition
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://ow.ly/RyDV3 What Every CRE Professional Needs to Know About Raising Private Capital By Gray Gilchrist, wealthforge, CrowdFundBeat Guest post, Online private placements, commonly referred...

Philip ChenAug 30, 2015 07:14 pm GMT1118 views
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CrowdFunding Beat Pro Magazine - This Week's Industry News SEPT 1, 2015  First Edition
Online Army Wanted to Hunt for Untold Stories of Waterloo
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The raw 200-year-old records are being posted on a new crowdsourcing platform called Heritage Helpers, where members of the public can contribute to the preservation and understanding of the Battle...

Harshida PatelAug 30, 2015 06:36 am GMT591 views
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Online Army Wanted to Hunt for Untold Stories of Waterloo
69% of Doctors Say Parents are Completely or Mostly to Blame for Childhood Obesity
document Distributed Knowledge

The poll, which ran from Monday, August 17 – Wednesday, August 19, received 2,258 responses from doctors around the world. Thirty percent of respondents said parents are somewhat to blame and only...

Jayne AnnAug 29, 2015 02:28 pm GMT594 views
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69% of Doctors Say Parents are Completely or Mostly to Blame for Childhood Obesity
Crowd Coffee: August 28
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: another big firm turns to crowdfunding; predicting how the recent global market fluctuations will affect crowdfunding; a look back at Tomnod's crowdsourced MH370 plane search; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 28, 2015 09:30 am GMT718 views
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CSW Europe’s 8 Newest Speakers Will Talk The Future: Robots, Blockchain, CoCreation, Energy & More
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

We have 8 weeks to go before Crowdsourcing Week Europe 2015 kicks-off in Brussels, and the million-dollar question is: “Have you booked your ticket yet?” The line-up of speakers is remarkably...

briana greenAug 28, 2015 03:40 am GMT1469 views
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CSW Europe’s 8 Newest Speakers Will Talk The Future: Robots, Blockchain, CoCreation, Energy & More
Crowdsourcing: The Future of New Home Design?
article Distributed Knowledge

Surge Homes’ use of that input is a form of crowdsourcing — the growing practice of asking the public to share ideas, pitch in with the work or supply materials as an alternative to going the...

Jayne AnnAug 27, 2015 02:03 pm GMT653 views
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Crowdsourcing: The Future of New Home Design?
IserveU, made-in-Yellowknife website, aims at crowdsourcing democracy
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Right now, IserveU, which is privately funded by one of its founders, has one paid programmer, one graphic designer, one person in charge of social media and one volunteer coordinator. About 30...

Claire MackayAug 27, 2015 01:01 pm GMT663 views
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IserveU, made-in-Yellowknife website, aims at crowdsourcing democracy
How Crowdsourcing Anti-Corruption Policy Might Ease Brazil's Legitimacy Crisis
article Distributed Knowledge

And in fact, Brazil has applied crowdsourcing to policymaking before. Consider e-Democracia, a "major electronic lawmaking program" in the country since 2008. It offers "simple web...

Jason RobbinsAug 27, 2015 12:37 pm GMT644 views
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How Crowdsourcing Anti-Corruption Policy Might Ease Brazil's Legitimacy Crisis
Crowd Coffee: August 27
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: Celery Launch allows people to set up own crowdfunding platforms; crowdfunding in Indonesia; the sharing economy taking off in China; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 27, 2015 09:31 am GMT968 views
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Knight Foundation's Prototype Fund Backs Crowd-Powered Projects
Distributed Knowledge

Over the past few years, the Foundation has backed a number of crowd-powered projects and startups, and this year is no different. Earlier this month, the organization backed its latest 22 projects; each one received $35,000 in seed funding. Looking at the winners, two themes emerge: data and crowdsourcing.

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Anton RootAug 26, 2015 03:16 pm GMT1869 views
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Crowd Coffee: August 26
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this mid-week Crowd Coffee: US startup crowdfunding for its jet business; equity crowdfunding regulation in Asia as a whole...; ...and concerns about it in India; crowdsourcing anti-corruption in Brazil; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2015 09:30 am GMT608 views
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A Digital Detective
article Distributed Knowledge

“They connect the sellers and the cheap laborers, and operate in the form of crowdsourcing, exactly like Amazon Mechanical Turk,” Haitao Xu explained. “They allow insincere sellers to post...

Jason RobbinsAug 26, 2015 12:41 am GMT800 views
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A Digital Detective
Can the Crowd Deliver More Open Government?
article Distributed Knowledge

Governments around the world are getting wise to using crowdsourcing to help formulate imaginative government policy and make the process more dynamic and inclusive for its citizens, something...

Jason RobbinsAug 25, 2015 11:42 am GMT617 views
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Can the Crowd Deliver More Open Government?
Crowd Coffee: August 25
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: meet the students crowdfunding their education; how the global stock market dive may affect crowdfunding; eBay's crowdsourcing best practices; the sharing economy in Ontario; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 25, 2015 08:58 am GMT510 views
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The equity and lending crowdfunding platform MyMicroInvest raises €3M to attract foreign capital.
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

MyMicroInvest is a pioneer in the European equity and lending crowdfunding scene. In order to accelerate its growth and expand its activities across Europe, MyMicroInvest recently raised three...

Guillaume DescléeAug 25, 2015 07:17 am GMT1551 views
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The equity and lending crowdfunding platform MyMicroInvest raises €3M to attract foreign capital.
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