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Graduate Assistants Start Crowdsourcing Their Work Conditions. How Will Your College Stack Up?
document Crowdfunding

Joshua Boldt told the Chronicle of Higher Education the goal of his crowdsourcing project was “to praise universities that treat adjunct professors well and ‘out’ those that do not.” Tens of...

Jason RobbinsMar 22, 2012 02:57 am GMT1540 views
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Graduate Assistants Start Crowdsourcing Their Work Conditions. How Will Your College Stack Up?
When Your Personal Assistant Is Virtual
article Cloud Labor

Some employers are inevitably concerned that a virtual assistant will charge for hours when they are actually watching television. Silicon Valley’s oDesk, for example, provides some assurances....

Luis Enrique MoralesSep 10, 2012 05:35 am GMT2072 views
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When Your Personal Assistant Is Virtual
I 'Hired' A Virtual Personal Assistant To Do My Job For Me — Including Writing This Story
article Cloud Labor

"We’re making hiring obsolete," said Anand Kulkarni in a conversation with Business Insider. As CEO of MobileWorks, a fast-growing crowdsourcing company, he provides customized solutions...

Jason RobbinsOct 19, 2013 08:42 am GMT2235 views
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I 'Hired' A Virtual Personal Assistant To Do My Job For Me — Including Writing This Story
The iPhone 5 Will Have A Voice Control Feature Called "Assistant"
document Distributed Knowledge

9 to 5 Mac also says Assistant will be crowdsourced, meaning it will take user data to help improve the service over time. (With user permission, of course.)

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 16, 2011 10:10 am GMT1065 views
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The iPhone 5 Will Have A Voice Control Feature Called
Crowdsourcing Team Assists in Climber Search
document Distributed Knowledge

The crowdsourcing team, Tomnod, led by National Geographic Emerging Explorer Albert Lin, is assisting in the search for the mountaineers by asking the public to examine satellite images of the...

Samuel BennettJul 29, 2012 05:11 am GMT858 views
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Crowdsourcing Team Assists in Climber Search
TechAssure Members Offer Customized Insurance and Risk Management Assistance to Next-Generation Collaborative Sharing and Crowdsourcing Firms
document Distributed Knowledge

The concept of ownership is often twisted for collaborative and crowdsourcing firms, making insurance and risk management challenging and central to their business planning, operations and...

Benjamin FosselNov 07, 2012 11:26 pm GMT826 views
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TechAssure Members Offer Customized Insurance and Risk Management Assistance to Next-Generation Collaborative Sharing and Crowdsourcing Firms
Crowdsourcing Life-Saving Assistance
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Disaster responders cannot be everywhere at the same time, but the crowd is always there. The same is true for health care professionals such as critical care paramedics who work with an ambulance...

Harshida PatelJul 24, 2013 12:30 pm GMT624 views
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Crowdsourcing Life-Saving Assistance
Logging the Search Self-Efficacy of Amazon Mechanical Turkers
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This paper is focused on the following topics: Search self-efficacy, Searcher frustration, Search Assistance, AMT – why use it?, Initial experiments and its challenges.

Fritz SchaeferMar 27, 2011 03:22 pm GMT1144 views
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Logging the Search Self-Efficacy of Amazon Mechanical Turkers
The Next Smartphone Revolution: Say Hello To Your New Personal Assistants [Updated]
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Apple is making good on decades of thought and promise, from its Knowledge Navigator concept and even the too-early-to-market Newton device.

Benjamin FosselSep 28, 2011 01:09 am GMT1942 views
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The Next Smartphone Revolution: Say Hello To Your New Personal Assistants [Updated]
Google re-launches its People Finder tool to assist those dealing with the Philippines floods
document Tools

For those trying to get in contact with loved ones who are affected by the Philippines floods, the tool is available to either search for someone or check-in to let everyone know that you’re ok!...

Adam FrazerAug 07, 2012 06:43 pm GMT1181 views
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Google re-launches its People Finder tool to assist those dealing with the Philippines floods
How Crowdsourced Videos Affect News
Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourced video footage, which is taken by amateurs and uploaded onto platforms like YouTube or Facebook, is having a revolutionary impact on the way news is told. That is the premise behind a report put out by the Center for International Media Assistance, in which author Jane Sasseen digs deep to uncover the roots and potential effects of “The Video Revolution,” as the report is titled.

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Anton RootSep 06, 2012 11:23 pm GMT4032 views
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Minted Saves Shoppers Time with the World’s First Free Holiday Cards Address Assistant
document Crowd Creativity

Minted, the global design community and e-commerce site, today launched Address Assistant, the first free address collection and printing service for holiday card shoppers. The new service saves...

Fritz SchaeferNov 20, 2012 11:08 pm GMT930 views
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Minted Saves Shoppers Time with the World’s First Free Holiday Cards Address Assistant
The Crucible’s Bike Program in a Race to Win $25,000 through State Farm Neighborhood Assist's Facebook Challenge
document Crowdfunding

State Farm Neighborhood Assist is a crowdsourced, national philanthropic initiative that lets communities determine where grant funding is awarded, exclusively through Facebook. The “Bikes for...

Pablo BracciniApr 05, 2013 12:56 pm GMT782 views
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The Crucible’s Bike Program in a Race to Win $25,000 through State Farm Neighborhood Assist's Facebook Challenge
BidSpot Cares™ Inks Deal with Coach Bill Self’s Assists Foundation
document Tools

“I have had the great fortune to interact with many young people throughout my career, and I know first-hand that community involvement, education, and access to recreational facilities really...

Adam FrazerAug 13, 2013 05:15 am GMT710 views
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BidSpot Cares™ Inks Deal with Coach Bill Self’s Assists Foundation
Crowd Funding – Delivering Relief, Joy and Assistance at Christmas
blog Crowdfunding

Christmas is a time of great joy, celebration, and peaceful relaxation with family and friends. But also, for many, it is a time when those who have little feel most alone, and most in need. With a...

Andy TompkinsOct 09, 2013 03:46 am GMT641 views
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Crowd Funding – Delivering Relief, Joy and Assistance at Christmas
Crowdfunding Tip of the Week: Outsource Your Way to Success
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding is devilishly full of details that are too much to handle for the average human trying to go it alone. It’s the reason many people decide crowdfunding is not for them — who has the time? Rose Spinelli writes in to tell our readers about a few services that crowdfunders can use to hire virtual assistants for their campaign.

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Rose SpinelliNov 18, 2013 05:02 pm GMT2237 views
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IdeaCrossing
site Open Innovation / Idea Generation

IdeaCrossing is an Internet resource available to all individuals and organizations with an interest in supporting and promoting entrepreneurial activity. It is intended to help Entrepreneurs find...

Carl EspostiOct 03, 2010 08:21 pm GMT1651 views
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IdeaCrossing
Choose your Own Numbers: Crowdsourcing the Cost-to-Produce a new Drug?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Crowdsourcing is a poweful tool that can assist even scientist in ther endeavour to create a new drug. With the input from particpants it is possible to get a different perspective of how much a...

Ruth BaxterMar 10, 2011 04:34 pm GMT1946 views
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Choose your Own Numbers: Crowdsourcing the Cost-to-Produce a new Drug?
Africa Unsigned: Bringing African Music to the World through Crowdfunding
Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Africa Unsigned , founded by Pim Betist, is a crowdfunding platform that aids local artists by taking on the challenge of music production and promotion. This is achieved once the targeted budget is reached through the small amounts of monies that are given by fans and supporters via the website’s platform.  Betist previously founded Sellaband, a popular creative crowdfunding site that was the first to adopt a crowdfunding model to assist budding musicians.


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Cristina CaineMar 14, 2011 07:09 pm GMT4937 views
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Workforce3 One
site Distributed Knowledge / Government & Politics

Workforce3 One is an on-line interactive communications and learning platform designed to build the capacity of the Workforce Investment System. Members include the public workforce system and its...

Pablo BracciniMay 28, 2011 03:33 pm GMT1045 views
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Workforce3 One
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