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Real Estate CrowdFuning: Prodigy Network Crowdfunds $10M, on NYC Project
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://crowdfundbeat.com/ The existing 95-unit, 20-story property will undergo renovations to further enhance its luxury offerings and amenities and will include a furnished courtyard,

Philip ChenSep 19, 2014 05:13 pm GMT114 views
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Real Estate CrowdFuning:  Prodigy Network Crowdfunds $10M, on NYC Project
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Real Estate CrowdFuning: Prodigy Network Crowdfunds $10M, on NYC Project
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://crowdfundbeat.com/ The existing 95-unit, 20-story property will undergo renovations to further enhance its luxury offerings and amenities and will include a furnished courtyard,

Philip ChenSep 19, 2014 05:13 pm GMT114 views
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Real Estate CrowdFuning:  Prodigy Network Crowdfunds $10M, on NYC Project
MobSoc Media Launches "SF Giants Fancast" to Follow the Giants' Push Into the MLB Postseason
document Distributed Knowledge

SF Giants Fancast delivers a one-stop hub of news and information about the Giants from a variety of news and information sources. Each piece of content is ranked via proprietary Social Rank®...

Tonya Van Dijk Sep 19, 2014 02:29 am GMT257 views
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MobSoc Media Launches
Making Water Safer in Rural India with the Crowd’s Help
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The importance of safe drinking water is difficult to overstate. Sadly, millions of people continue to live without ready access to clean water. Despite the Indian state’s best efforts, the problem is difficult to fix because of just how expansive India’s rural regions are, and how difficult it is to monitor the quality of water going into each town or village. That’s why a research team led by Joe Brown of Georgia Tech University is looking to take a bottom-up approach to water monitoring.

 

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Anton RootSep 18, 2014 03:41 pm GMT494 views
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Crowd Coffee: September 18
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: Kickstarter lawsuit nearing decision; crowdfunding not a sure thing for small businesses; citizen scientists help biologists gather information on a stingless ray; the sharing economy and electricity, revisited; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgSep 18, 2014 01:37 pm GMT884 views
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Social Media Sleuths Help Track Down Hate Crime Suspects
article Distributed Knowledge

Social media sleuthing may be a questionable tactic (remember Reddit and the Boston bombers?), but crowdsourcing successfully helped an investigation this week. According to Philadelphia police,...

Claire MackaySep 18, 2014 12:44 am GMT381 views
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Social Media Sleuths Help Track Down Hate Crime Suspects
CrowdFunding Beat: Watch All Star Real Estate Crowdfunding Conference
video Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://crowdfundbeat.com/ Watch All Star panel with Realty Mogul's CEO Jilliene Helman AssetAvenue , David Manshoory , Carlo Tabibi of patchofland.com David Drake Soho Loft as the Moderator...

Philip ChenSep 17, 2014 06:30 pm GMT846 views
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CrowdFunding Beat:  Watch All Star  Real Estate Crowdfunding Conference
Crowd Coffee: September 17
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this edition: crowdfunding advice for charities; Prefundia launches 'coming soon' crowdfunding pages; equity crowdfunding coming to Texas, state representative says; crowdsourcing subtitles for endangered languages; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgSep 17, 2014 03:28 pm GMT763 views
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TripAdvisor Users Rank Top 10 Museums in the U.S.
article Distributed Knowledge

The top 10 museums across the United States based on thousands of user reviews from crowdsourcing platform -- TripAdvisor range from institutions dedicated to air and space travel, awe-inspiring...

Luis Enrique MoralesSep 17, 2014 01:23 pm GMT339 views
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TripAdvisor Users Rank Top 10 Museums in the U.S.
Crowd science: Technology and the masses
article Distributed Knowledge

National Geographic puts the origin of citizen science down to an 1833 meteor shower in America. It allowed astronomer Denison Olmsted to use “crowd-sourced” witness accounts to eventually...

Samuel BennettSep 17, 2014 01:07 pm GMT277 views
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Crowd science: Technology and the masses
CrowdFunding Beat Exclusive : Alternative Finance with Ron Suber, CEO Prosper
video Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

http://crowdfundbeat.com/ Industry/Trade Presentation (Ron Suber, CEO Prosper – The Landscape of

Philip ChenSep 17, 2014 07:42 am GMT937 views
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CrowdFunding Beat Exclusive : Alternative Finance with Ron Suber, CEO Prosper
CrowdFunding Beat
Three Keys To Building A Global Crowdsourcing Company
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Leading 19,000 people I’ve never met based all over the world isn’t easy. But it is rewarding and given the success of eBay, Craigist, Uber and hundreds of other companies disrupting the status quo...

Jason RobbinsSep 17, 2014 02:17 am GMT312 views
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Three Keys To Building A Global Crowdsourcing Company
What’s Your Crowdfunding Contingency Plan?
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The chance of failure should not deter businesses from crowdfunding, but rather inspire them to plan thoroughly enough as to trudge through the worst scenarios. We know that not all campaigns...

CrowdClanSep 16, 2014 11:27 pm GMT548 views
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What’s Your Crowdfunding Contingency Plan?
Improving Traffic Safety Through Crowdsourcing
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

New York City has decided to take a more comprehensive approach to reducing the number of crashes and eliminate traffic injuries and deaths, adopting the Vision Zero project, that originated in...

Jordan PerchSep 16, 2014 01:08 pm GMT621 views
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Improving Traffic Safety Through Crowdsourcing
12 Data-Driven Cities Making the Internet of Things a Reality
article Distributed Knowledge

Rio is a crowded city, so why not get the residents involved in helping to reduce crime, traffic and the like? That was the idea behind a data crowdsourcing project in Rio de Janeiro. For teens in...

Harshida PatelSep 16, 2014 07:56 am GMT467 views
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12 Data-Driven Cities Making the Internet of Things a Reality
UC BERKELEY ACADEMIC CROWDFUNDING SYMPOSIUM
video Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Moderator: Richard Swart, Jason Best, UC Berkeley and Crowdfund Capital Advisors Sherwood Neiss, UC Berkeley and Crowdfund Capital Advisors Cesar M. Buenadicha Sanchez, InterAmerican...

Philip ChenSep 16, 2014 07:14 am GMT1046 views
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UC BERKELEY ACADEMIC CROWDFUNDING SYMPOSIUM
Airport Marketing Exchange: Delivering a Better Airport Experience via Crowdsourcing Ideas
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Copenhagen Airport is asking travellers to send in suggestions on which shops, restaurants and other facilities should be part of the airport of the future. This is done via a new crowdsourcing...

Jayne AnnSep 16, 2014 07:02 am GMT521 views
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Airport Marketing Exchange: Delivering a Better Airport Experience via Crowdsourcing Ideas
Seeking Digital Volunteers to Search & Protect Namibia’s Wildlife (Using Aerial Imagery from UAVs)
article Distributed Knowledge

UAVs are increasingly used in humanitarian response. We have thus added a new Clicker to our MicroMappers collection. The purpose of the “Aerial Clicker” is to crowdsource the tagging of aerial...

Claire MackaySep 16, 2014 06:26 am GMT1677 views
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Seeking Digital Volunteers to Search & Protect Namibia’s Wildlife (Using Aerial Imagery from UAVs)
Flongle Is A Crowdsourcing Site That Makes Businesses Compete For Your Mortgage
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Flongle is a new crowdsourcing website that assists customers in finding the best home loan by making banks and mortgage brokers bid against each other. Billed as the world’s first “mortgage...

Harshida PatelSep 16, 2014 06:09 am GMT227 views
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Flongle Is A Crowdsourcing Site That Makes Businesses Compete For Your Mortgage
WikiLeaks releases FinFisher ‘weaponized malware’ to help people build defenses
article Distributed Knowledge

The FinFisher - software is no stranger to controversy – it’s marketed as surveillance software, but propogates and gains access to victim’s systems using common malware techniques....

Tonya Van Dijk Sep 16, 2014 03:04 am GMT358 views
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WikiLeaks releases FinFisher ‘weaponized malware’ to help people build defenses
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