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Patients Consent to Physicians Crowdsourcing for Diagnosis
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

On multivariate regression analysis, white people and people who had previously posted information about their health were more likely to agree to have their personal information crowdsourced, Dr...

Jason RobbinsMay 03, 2015 11:13 am GMT108 views
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Patients Consent to Physicians Crowdsourcing for Diagnosis
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Patients Consent to Physicians Crowdsourcing for Diagnosis
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

On multivariate regression analysis, white people and people who had previously posted information about their health were more likely to agree to have their personal information crowdsourced, Dr...

Jason RobbinsMay 03, 2015 11:13 am GMT108 views
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Patients Consent to Physicians Crowdsourcing for Diagnosis
UC Berkeley Works with Grassroots Volunteers to Help Predict Spread of Sudden Oak Death
article Distributed Knowledge

Sudden oak death is a fungus-like disease that has felled hundreds of thousands of trees in California. Crowdsourcing the survey and sampling work allowed researchers to gather information that...

Samuel BennettMay 02, 2015 11:03 pm GMT279 views
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UC Berkeley Works with Grassroots Volunteers to Help Predict Spread of Sudden Oak Death
3 Ways Nepalis Are Using Crowdsourcing to Aid in Quake Relief
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Nepali-based nonprofit technology company focused on open-source mapping was created by Nama Raj Budhathoki, 45, who received a Ph.D. in crowdsourcing, open data and social and mobile media at...

Jayne AnnMay 02, 2015 11:39 am GMT692 views
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3 Ways Nepalis Are Using Crowdsourcing to Aid in Quake Relief
Crowd Coffee: April 30
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: research shows crowdfunding is closing the funding gap between male and female entrepreneurs; crowdfunding bill inches closer in California; crowdsourcing as a way to help foster an innovation culture; the sharing economy in Portland; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 30, 2015 11:00 am GMT589 views
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CrowdFund Beat Media and Marketwired Announce News Distribution Partnership
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://ow.ly/Mj2w5 As part of this partnership, CFB's website, CrowdFundBeat.com, and its Canada, UK, Italy, Germany, France and Holland editions will all feature a custom Marketwired...

Philip ChenApr 29, 2015 10:30 pm GMT932 views
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CrowdFund Beat Media and Marketwired Announce News Distribution Partnership
Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing Efforts Aim to Help Nepal Earthquake Victims
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

On Saturday, a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rolled through Nepal. The disaster left over 5000 people dead and countless other injured, in desperate need of aid. In the past, the vast majority of people from around the world could only stand by and hope for the best. With new crowd-powered technologies emerging, however, those who wish to contribute to the relief efforts can do so via the internet.

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Anton RootApr 29, 2015 06:50 pm GMT1028 views
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Nepal earthquake: Deploying AI in disaster relief efforts
article Distributed Knowledge

"We realised early on after the Haiti earthquake in 2010 that crowdsourcing alone is simply not going to win the big data battle," said Patrick Meier, director of Social Innovation at the...

Harshida PatelApr 29, 2015 01:29 pm GMT360 views
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Nepal earthquake: Deploying AI in disaster relief efforts
Crowdsourcing Successes Force Utilities to Consider their Role in a Sharing Energy Economy
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Technology empowers people to get what they need from each other – rides, lodging, money – so why not energy? I think the platform should be named “kWber.”... “With crowdsourcing, the crowd...

Claire MackayApr 29, 2015 12:52 pm GMT632 views
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Crowdsourcing Successes Force Utilities to Consider their Role in a Sharing Energy Economy
Crowd Coffee: April 29
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: Super Troopers 2 sets Indiegogo record; universities looking at crowdfunding to raise money; crowdsourcing affecting how companies look at the sharing economy; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 29, 2015 11:04 am GMT551 views
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CSW Global 2015 Hangover Webinar – Action Items & Lessons For Your Organization, April 30
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

CSW Global 2015 Highlights & Taking It Back to Your Organization

briana greenApr 29, 2015 01:52 am GMT471 views
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CSW Global 2015 Hangover Webinar – Action Items & Lessons For Your Organization, April 30
Appirio Partners with Apple Following $35m Series E Funding Round
Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Appirio, the San Francisco-based cloud services company, announced yesterday that it has partnered with Apple to provide “enterprises the guidance and resources they need to build high-quality iOS apps that take full advantage of Apple devices.” That’s not the only significant news coming out of Appirio in recent weeks. We speak with CTO Alex Castro to find out what the company's recent $35 million funding round means for its crowdsourcing community going into the future.

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Anton RootApr 28, 2015 07:25 pm GMT1417 views
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Health Care Crowds: Collective Intelligence in Public Health
blog Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

For what purposes are crowds being implemented in health care? Which crowdsourcing methods are being used? This work begins to answer these questions by reporting the early results of a systematic...

John PrpicApr 28, 2015 05:59 pm GMT360 views
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Health Care Crowds: Collective Intelligence in Public Health
Crowdfunding Basics and Recs
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

A detailed history on the crowdfunding industry which is complimented by an up to date list of some of the top performers in the growing crowd finance business. An updated view on the state of...

Howard OrloffApr 28, 2015 02:52 pm GMT545 views
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Crowdfunding Basics and Recs
Crowd Coffee: April 28
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: GoFundMe shuts down campaign for anti-gay bakery citing charges brought against it; the rise of real estate crowdfunding; music legend chides peers turning to crowdfunding; crowdsourcing high school sport scores; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 28, 2015 09:52 am GMT607 views
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DigitalGlobe launches map crowdsourcing to assist Nepal quake relief
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Longmont-based company on Sunday deployed its FirstLook system, directing its WorldView-1, WorldView-3, and GeoEye-1 to take sweeping high-resolution images of affected areas and making them...

Claire MackayApr 28, 2015 12:39 am GMT426 views
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DigitalGlobe launches map crowdsourcing to assist Nepal quake relief
Gig. Gig. Or Gig?
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Steve Wood of Boom Ideanet, a crowdsourced advertising firm, writes in to discuss “the role of crowdsourcing in the gig economy — it can be worthy, as long as one gets the gig because of the gig without being gigged.” Read on to find out what he means by the different definitions of ‘gig’ and how it relates to crowdsourcing.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 27, 2015 07:27 pm GMT528 views
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Why is it useful to work with affiliate program? Is there something new you can find in DesignContest affiliate program?
question Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

DC team would like to share with you our useful information about profitability of affiliate programs and also offer you our updated and comfortable affiliate program with a lot of new...

AlenaApr 27, 2015 12:11 pm GMT287 views
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Why is it useful to work with affiliate program? Is there something new you can find in DesignContest  affiliate program?
Crowd Coffee: April 27
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: Team USA launches crowdfunding site; Super Troopers 2's crowdfunding campaign ends on high note; app helps users crowdsource fashion mysteries; crowdsourcing doctors' diagnoses via an app; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 27, 2015 09:35 am GMT726 views
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The Catalyx
site Distributed Knowledge / Brand Engagement

Catalyx is an award winning strategic crowdsourcing company. Everything we do revolves around getting the knowledge and creativity of the end user into the marketing and innovation process at a...

Guy WhiteApr 27, 2015 07:24 am GMT355 views
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The Catalyx
CrowdFunding Beat Pro Magazine is OUT! This Week's Industry News APRIL 26, 2015
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://ow.ly/M8Na9 CrowdFunding Pro Magazine - This Week's Industry News The New American Investing Way – Crowdfunding through Regulation A+

Philip ChenApr 26, 2015 08:00 pm GMT829 views
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CrowdFunding Beat Pro Magazine is OUT!  This Week's Industry News APRIL 26, 2015
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