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Dictionary reaches final definition after century
article Distributed Knowledge

This early form of crowdsourcing depended on a diverse band of volunteers, including a retired clergyman, a First World War hero and a colonial district commissioner in Burma, who was reputed to...

Claire MackaySep 02, 2014 09:13 am GMT8 views
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Dictionary reaches final definition after century
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Dictionary reaches final definition after century
article Distributed Knowledge

This early form of crowdsourcing depended on a diverse band of volunteers, including a retired clergyman, a First World War hero and a colonial district commissioner in Burma, who was reputed to...

Claire MackaySep 02, 2014 09:13 am GMT8 views
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Dictionary reaches final definition after century
How to Work a Crowd: Developing Crowd Capital Through Crowdsourcing
blog Cloud Labor, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

We explain what crowdsourcing is, the advantages it offers and how firms can pursue Crowdsourcing. - http://papers.ssrn.com/sol3/papers.cfm?abstract_id=2459881

John PrpicSep 01, 2014 10:44 pm GMT636 views
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How to Work a Crowd: Developing Crowd Capital Through Crowdsourcing
User Innovators & Customers Crowds
blog Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this post I discuss User Innovators & Customers Crowds

John PrpicSep 01, 2014 10:38 pm GMT195 views
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User Innovators & Customers Crowds
CrowdFunding Beat Pro Magazine - This Week's Industry News September 1st 2015
blog Cloud Labor, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

CrowdFunding Beat Pro Magazine - This Week's Industry , CrowdFunding Lists, Data, Analytics, Research, Statistics, Reports, Infographic & More...

Philip ChenSep 01, 2014 09:54 pm GMT418 views
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CrowdFunding Beat Pro Magazine - This Week's Industry News September 1st 2015
6 Powerful Tips for Non-profits on LinkedIn!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The most important thing your organization should definitely have on LinkedIn is a Company Page for Non-profit. It gives you an opportunity to showcase your mission and story, share volunteer...

CrowdClanAug 31, 2014 10:35 pm GMT861 views
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6 Powerful Tips for Non-profits on LinkedIn!
Quora Launches iPad App, Hints at Growth
article Distributed Knowledge

The Quora iPad crowdsourcing app closely resembles the site's recently redesigned website, which focused on making a text-based service more visually appealing. "We focused on clear...

Pablo BracciniAug 31, 2014 01:48 pm GMT415 views
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Quora Launches iPad App, Hints at Growth
1833 Meteor Storm Started Citizen Science
article Distributed Knowledge

Instead, Olmsted’s crowdsourced observations showed that meteor showers were seen nationwide and fell from space under the influence of gravity. The crowd also noted that the showers had appeared...

Jason RobbinsAug 30, 2014 01:30 pm GMT470 views
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1833 Meteor Storm Started Citizen Science
ZappyLab is raising $1.5M to build the ‘GitHub for science research’
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Founded in 2012, the company’s main goal is to build a central, crowdsourced, and open repository for protocols, which are written procedural methods for the design and implementation of an...

Harshida PatelAug 30, 2014 12:10 pm GMT484 views
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ZappyLab is raising $1.5M to build the ‘GitHub for science research’
Unvaccinated Children Should Not Be Allowed in Public Schools According to 79 Percent of SERMO Doctors Polled
document Distributed Knowledge

"Few topics in modern medicine produce such impassioned arguments as vaccinations," said Peter Kirk, CEO of crowdsourcing platform -- SERMO. "Our company provides physicians with...

Sebastian BlancaAug 30, 2014 11:56 am GMT2551 views
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Unvaccinated Children Should Not Be Allowed in Public Schools According to 79 Percent of SERMO Doctors Polled
How Mentors Help Move Your Mountain
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Mentors are a team dedicated to helping you reach your fundraising goals.

Kathy RollerAug 29, 2014 05:48 pm GMT545 views
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How Mentors Help Move Your Mountain
Tracking the 2014 Ebola Outbreak Through Its Genes
article Distributed Knowledge

Discerning the exact significance of the mutations will take a massive global effort. Sabeti and her colleagues put all of their raw sequencing data online back in June to make it available to...

Jason RobbinsAug 29, 2014 02:20 pm GMT353 views
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Tracking the 2014 Ebola Outbreak Through Its Genes
WEF unveils 'crowdsourcing' push on how to run the Web
article Distributed Knowledge

The platform will basically enable "crowdsourcing with the best experts in the world" to help determine the path forward on a wide range of issues, enthused Pierre Nanterme, a member of...

Jayne AnnAug 29, 2014 01:44 pm GMT276 views
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WEF unveils 'crowdsourcing' push on how to run the Web
Needle Adds New Leaders with Experience from AtTask, Electronic Arts, Microsoft and Amazon
document Distributed Knowledge

The additions come as Needle recently closed deals in the UK, Germany and Australia–and welcomed brands like Dick’s Sporting Goods, hhgregg and Nikon, Inc. to its customer roster in the U.S....

Benjamin FosselAug 29, 2014 01:38 pm GMT2482 views
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Needle Adds New Leaders with Experience from AtTask, Electronic Arts, Microsoft and Amazon
How to Compile a Crowdfunding Mailing List!
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A common piece of advice marketers give to campaigns is to assemble a crowdfunding mailing list. Doing so opens communication between projector creators and their backers, making it easy to inform...

CrowdClanAug 29, 2014 01:16 pm GMT460 views
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How to Compile a Crowdfunding Mailing List!
Facebook To Embarrass Celebs At Emmys By Making Them Shake A Big “Facebook Mentions” Tablet
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing input from fans is always something of a risky idea for news organizations, but is often seen as a clever way to involve viewers in the action. Of course, “Access Hollywood” may be...

Jayne AnnAug 29, 2014 01:03 pm GMT179 views
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Facebook To Embarrass Celebs At Emmys By Making Them Shake A Big “Facebook Mentions” Tablet
Crowdlending Debt – The Unsung hero of Crowdfunding?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

What if I told you that debt crowdfunding, also known as debt crowdlending, will grow to be bigger than any of the other models? There are some fundamental reasons why that I’ll share but first...

CrowdClanAug 28, 2014 09:19 pm GMT921 views
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Crowdlending Debt – The Unsung hero of Crowdfunding?
CEO of Crowdfunding Focus Magazine Talks Best Practices.
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Know that CrowdFunding is a full time job. Campaign management can be divided up between a team of people or can be led by one person. There has to be a commitment to do what is required at all...

CrowdClanAug 28, 2014 09:16 pm GMT540 views
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CEO of Crowdfunding Focus Magazine Talks Best Practices.
Crowd Coffee: August 28
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: why crowdfunding is the next big investing trend; some silly campaigns find surprise success on Kickstarter; Uber and Lyft fight for drivers; Rebecca Minkoff is asking the crowd to help pick out her next line; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 28, 2014 02:59 pm GMT869 views
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Minkoff turns to crowdsourcing for line
article Distributed Knowledge

Never short on ideas, Rebecca Minkoff has often turned to social networks to promote her brand in the past, and she currently claims over 384 000 followers on Instagram and close to 200 000 on...

Harshida PatelAug 28, 2014 12:13 pm GMT174 views
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Minkoff turns to crowdsourcing for line
Feds Creating Database to Track ‘Hate Speech’ on Twitter
article Distributed Knowledge

“Truthy uses a sophisticated combination of text and data mining, social network analysis, and complex networks models,” the website adds. “To train our algorithms, we leverage crowdsourcing: we...

Jayne AnnAug 28, 2014 11:53 am GMT245 views
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Feds Creating Database to Track ‘Hate Speech’ on Twitter
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