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Unbolted the new online lender that secures against luxury assets
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

For those looking to raise short term cash against their assets this new online lending model from unbolted.com could be just the ticket. Rather than borrowing from payday lenders who charge...

Shiraz KahnMay 23, 2015 03:20 am GMT132 views
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Unbolted the new online lender that secures against luxury assets
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Unbolted the new online lender that secures against luxury assets
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

For those looking to raise short term cash against their assets this new online lending model from unbolted.com could be just the ticket. Rather than borrowing from payday lenders who charge...

Shiraz KahnMay 23, 2015 03:20 am GMT132 views
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Unbolted the new online lender that secures against luxury assets
Unbolted – the new online lender that secures against luxury assets.
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

For those looking to raise short term cash against their assets this new online lending model from unbolted.com could be just the ticket.

Shiraz KahnMay 23, 2015 03:15 am GMT98 views
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Unbolted – the new online lender that secures against luxury assets.
Google To Implement Googlebomb Fix To Prevent Racist Listings In Google Maps
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing the entire web goes bad with Google Maps, causing many locations to be relevant for slurs and derogatory words. Google promises a fix is on the way. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Jayne AnnMay 22, 2015 12:32 pm GMT235 views
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Google To Implement Googlebomb Fix To Prevent Racist Listings In Google Maps
Computational Aesthetics Algorithm Spots Beauty That Humans Overlook
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Schifanella and co begin by crowdsourcing human opinion on the aesthetic quality of some 10,000 pictures from the Flickr database. These include both popular and unpopular images in four categories...

Jason RobbinsMay 22, 2015 12:02 pm GMT267 views
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Computational Aesthetics Algorithm Spots Beauty That Humans Overlook
Taylor Morrison Turns Home Design Over to Consumers
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Phoenix-based production home builder Taylor Morrison is tapping into the crowdsourcing concept to help formulate the look of some of its newest model homes. This summer, its myModel Home Project...

Harshida PatelMay 22, 2015 11:34 am GMT245 views
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Taylor Morrison Turns Home Design Over to Consumers
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 GMT427 views
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The Most Successful Crowdfunded Projects
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Some of these inventions may pass under the radar without a trace, but here is a look at the most successful projects that are causing waves with their massive amounts of support.

Wade SotoMay 22, 2015 09:21 am GMT320 views
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The Most Successful Crowdfunded Projects
“What Is THAT?” How Medical Crowdsourcing Saved Teen’s Life
article Distributed Knowledge

Medical crowdsourcing is just one example of how healthcare is becoming more and more collaborative. “I’m a family medicine doctor, and I work with 115 doctors in 30 specialties, and I see all...

Jayne AnnMay 22, 2015 03:36 am GMT308 views
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“What Is THAT?” How Medical Crowdsourcing Saved Teen’s Life
Get Ready To Be Transformed By The Crowd Economy: Join Us At CSW Summit Geneva, May 26
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The summit will be an excellent opportunity to exchange ideas and knowledge with Switzerland’s innovators and change makers. There will be prizes, competitions and plenty of tools and techniques...

briana greenMay 21, 2015 07:31 pm GMT519 views
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Get Ready To Be Transformed By The Crowd Economy: Join Us At CSW Summit Geneva, May 26
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 GMT462 views
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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 GMT428 views
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Sweden's 'dream home' crowdsourced from 200 million web searches
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

If you adore box-like, red houses with open kitchens and around 1,200 square feet of space, guess what! You're an average Swede, apparently. Real estate site Hemnet and architects Tham &...

Harshida PatelMay 21, 2015 08:28 am GMT324 views
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Sweden's 'dream home' crowdsourced from 200 million web searches
C-51: Crowdsourced report aims to stop Canada's slide into 'surveillance society'
article Distributed Knowledge

The group also held "in-person crowdsourcing events" in Vancouver, Montreal and Halifax between October 2014 and January 2015, and a "Facebook Town Hall" that reached "over...

Jayne AnnMay 21, 2015 08:03 am GMT362 views
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C-51: Crowdsourced report aims to stop Canada's slide into 'surveillance society'
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 GMT530 views
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Six Mistakes I’ve Learned through Failure
article Distributed Knowledge

I have failed hundreds of times with startups. From coupon cutting to club promoting, from restaurant services to technology companies, from venture-capital funds to hedge funds, you name it and I...

Carmen CampoMay 20, 2015 05:45 pm GMT219 views
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Six Mistakes I’ve Learned through Failure
Crowd Coffee: May 19
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: BBC turns to the crowd for nature footage; how crowdsourcing may be able to help your company; is wisdom of crowds a real thing; biking from Seattle to London, relying on the sharing economy; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 19, 2015 12:13 pm GMT572 views
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Why is the crowd-funding growing?
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The primary reasons why crowd-funding is growing.

Nikhil GajendragadkarMay 19, 2015 08:40 am GMT338 views
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Why is the crowd-funding growing?
Canada's internet performance on trial with public's help
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The people behind the .ca domain are asking Canadians to test their internet connection speed as part of a crowdsourcing project to gauge the health and performance of the country's internet....

Samuel BennettMay 18, 2015 11:00 pm GMT335 views
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Canada's internet performance on trial with public's help
How to Herd Crowds: Moving from Crowd Labor to Crowd Intelligence
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Guy White, managing director, and Kevin Pocock, copywriter, of Catalyx write in to discuss how crowdsourcing can evolve from providing labor to intelligence, and the benefits that would entail for the industry, as well as those tapping into the power of the crowd. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 18, 2015 07:33 pm GMT736 views
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Crowd Coffee: May 18
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: what happens when a successful crowdfunding campaign fails; crowdfunding as a form of political expression; Stanford Law student crowdsourcing graduation speech; T-Mobile crowdsourcing in the Czech Republic; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 18, 2015 01:58 pm GMT825 views
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