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BaseHealth Launches a Wellness Platform that Melds Genomics and Devices
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The way its platform (called Genophen) works is to combine patients’ lifestyle data, genetic data and medical records to get a sense of what risk factors someone has and suggest how they might...

Harshida PatelApr 23, 2014 01:44 pm GMT256 views
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BaseHealth Launches a Wellness Platform that Melds Genomics and Devices
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New Zealand MP Launches Crowdsourced Internet Rights Bill
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A member of parliament from the Green Party of New Zealand recently introduced a draft of a bill on internet rights and freedoms. He hopes the crowd will come in and offer feedback, before presenting the final version to a vote.

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Anton RootApr 23, 2014 09:12 pm GMT376 views
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BaseHealth Launches a Wellness Platform that Melds Genomics and Devices
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The way its platform (called Genophen) works is to combine patients’ lifestyle data, genetic data and medical records to get a sense of what risk factors someone has and suggest how they might...

Harshida PatelApr 23, 2014 01:44 pm GMT256 views
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BaseHealth Launches a Wellness Platform that Melds Genomics and Devices
Crowd Coffee: April 23
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this mid-week edition: celebrating JOBS Act anniversary a few weeks late; why Kickstarter doesn't fit well with content creators; crowdsourcing legal research, again; a look inside Samsung's open innovation center; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 23, 2014 01:31 pm GMT578 views
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Eternal vigilance app for social networks: treating privacy vulnerabilities like other security risks
article Distributed Knowledge

The vulnerability database could utilize crowdsourcing to increase coverage and expediency, and offer an open API so that anyone can utilize the data. If the user-facing tool taps into browsing...

Harshida PatelApr 23, 2014 11:49 am GMT257 views
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Eternal vigilance app for social networks: treating privacy vulnerabilities like other security risks
Equity Crowdfunding Developments in the UK
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

For quite some time, portals in the UK and Europe have lead the equity crowdfunding revolution, while many other countries remain in limbo, spectating and waiting eagerly for a chance to do the...

Aaron DjekicApr 23, 2014 05:25 am GMT573 views
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Equity Crowdfunding Developments in the UK
Insurgents Identified: The Green Men of VKontakte
article Distributed Knowledge

With the power of crowdsourcing, but mostly with the power of social networking and public profiles, the identities of a series of Russian insurgents in Donetsk have been uncovered. Men have been...

Samuel BennettApr 23, 2014 03:00 am GMT179 views
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Insurgents Identified: The Green Men of VKontakte
Exclusive Interview with Vincent Etter of Sidekick - A Real-time Kickstarter Prediction Website
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Exclusive Interview with Vincent Etter of Sidekick - A Real-time Kickstarter Prediction Website Full interview:...

Roy MorejonApr 22, 2014 03:59 pm GMT781 views
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Exclusive Interview with Vincent Etter of Sidekick - A Real-time Kickstarter Prediction Website
Crowd Coffee: April 22
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this Crowd Coffee: equity crowdfunding in Denmark may be on the horizon; why using Kickstarter to buy the Wu-Tang album makes little sense; Thomson Reuters and internal crowdsourcing; GE and Saudi Aramco put on an open innovation challenge; taxing the sharing economy; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 22, 2014 02:15 pm GMT526 views
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The Dirty Maple Flooring Company Enters the Digital Age: Part 14
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Part fourteen of the Dirty Maple Flooring series finds our leader Charlie Bangbang and his team resolving their first collaborative innovation challenge for the Idea Mill Program. How did it go?...

Doug CollinsApr 22, 2014 11:50 am GMT698 views
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The Dirty Maple Flooring Company Enters the Digital Age: Part 14
Cities using Crowdfunding for Community Projects
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Crowdfunding has become an extremely effective way of raising money for startups, but now even cities and communities are using it to fill a current funding gap. Budget cuts and slow decision...

Aaron DjekicApr 22, 2014 04:35 am GMT773 views
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Cities using Crowdfunding for Community Projects
Crowd Coffee: April 21
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition: Chinese official speaks out against crowdfunding; Crowdcube moving into New Zealand; crowdsourcing energy markets ideas; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgApr 21, 2014 02:34 pm GMT536 views
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L'Oreal Exec's Personal Battle with Melanoma Led to Sunscreen Ads
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

L'Oreal is turning to the Thunderclap crowdsourcing tool to sign up people to send a synchronized message about Its THAT Worth It and wearing sunscreen on May 20 at 5 p.m. The company, which...

Claire MackayApr 21, 2014 11:48 am GMT239 views
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L'Oreal Exec's Personal Battle with Melanoma Led to Sunscreen Ads
Help Scientists Record One Day of Sound on Earth
article Distributed Knowledge

Bryan Pijanowski wants to capture the sounds of the world on a single day, and he needs your help. On Earth Day, April 22, Pijanowski hopes to enlist thousands of people in recording a few...

Jason RobbinsApr 21, 2014 11:16 am GMT207 views
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Help Scientists Record One Day of Sound on Earth
Real Estate Crowdfunding: Going Beyond Dubai’s Burj Khalifa and the Empire State Building
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Get ready for the Global Real Estate Crowdfunding Conference II this 24 April 2014, Thursday, in New York, a full-day event organized and hosted by The Soho Loft, Victoria Global and FundingPost...

Carmen CampoApr 21, 2014 08:38 am GMT916 views
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Real Estate Crowdfunding: Going Beyond Dubai’s Burj Khalifa and the Empire State Building
A Crowdsourcing Project Calls Out Sexual Harassment In India
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

With almost 3,000 reports of sexual harassment so far, the Safecity project is bringing stories out into the open and making the pervasive problem impossible to ignore. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Jason RobbinsApr 21, 2014 05:33 am GMT260 views
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A Crowdsourcing Project Calls Out Sexual Harassment In India
Why Creative Crowdsourcing Is Good For Business
article Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Technology companies can use crowdsourcing for testing and finding glitches in apps and software. For example, note-taking app-maker Evernote uses UserTesting.com to record users’ actions and ask...

Jayne AnnApr 21, 2014 05:04 am GMT228 views
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Why Creative Crowdsourcing Is Good For Business
Royal Dutch Shell plc Brings Crowdsourcing to the Energy Markets
article Distributed Knowledge

The GameChanger platform is rather "game-changing" since it basically brings the successful Kickstarter crowdsourcing model to the energy markets. In fact, the platform allows Shell to...

April SchmidtApr 20, 2014 11:24 pm GMT296 views
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Royal Dutch Shell plc Brings Crowdsourcing to the Energy Markets
Crowdsourcing Application Development
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Gartner defines crowdsourcing as "the processes of sourcing a task or challenge to a broad, distributed set of contributors using the Web and social collaboration techniques." Think...

April SchmidtApr 20, 2014 11:10 pm GMT276 views
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Crowdsourcing Application Development
Why Crowdsourcing Is the Answer to Business-Software Reviews
article Distributed Knowledge

Executives, IT professionals and business managers are discovering business-software review sites as the modern alternative to the rankings produced by analyst firms. The advent of such sites as...

Fritz SchaeferApr 20, 2014 02:43 pm GMT355 views
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Why Crowdsourcing Is the Answer to Business-Software Reviews
CrowdFundingUSA - Weekly CrowdFund Magazine Easter Weekend Special - 4/20/2014
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

CrowdFunding 2014 @ "Silicon Valley Meets CrowdFunders" SOURCE: http://us6.campaign-archive1.com/?u=9c60cd3bfa3d6cb4a8d89c998&id=1fac5dd471

Philip ChenApr 20, 2014 02:16 pm GMT1135 views
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CrowdFundingUSA - Weekly CrowdFund Magazine Easter Weekend Special - 4/20/2014
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