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New Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance Program Launched by UC Berkeley College of Engineering
document Crowdfunding

Representative Patrick McHenry (R-North Carolina), who was the champion for crowdfund investing in the U.S. House of Representatives, remarked, "I am proud to have authored crowdfunding...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 14, 2012 10:49 pm GMT2459 views
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New Innovation in Entrepreneurial and Social Finance Program Launched by UC Berkeley College of Engineering
Berkeley Historical Plaques: Crowd-sourcing history
document Distributed Knowledge

The new website, which came online on July 4, 2012, aims to be a place where people can crowd-source Berkeley’s history by writing their own vignettes and uploading historic photos and videos. The...

Claire MackayAug 14, 2012 10:24 pm GMT698 views
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Berkeley Historical Plaques: Crowd-sourcing history
Berkeley Students Crowdsource Clean Water
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Willing participants are paid for information about water availability using a pay-per-task model similar to Amazon's Mechanical Turk. The water information gathered by local residents is then...

Benjamin FosselApr 18, 2011 03:26 pm GMT3844 views
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Berkeley Students Crowdsource Clean Water
Tournaments for Ideas
document Distributed Knowledge

Abstract: Governments and foundations have successfully harnessed tournaments to spur innovation. Yet this tool is not widely used by firms. We offer a framework for managers seeking to organize...

Cristina CaineJan 07, 2011 06:16 am GMT838 views
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Tournaments for Ideas
SETI@home
site Distributed Knowledge / Volunteer Computing

SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is a scientific area whose goal is to detect intelligent life outside Earth. One approach, known as radio SETI, uses radio telescopes to listen for...

Pablo BracciniMar 28, 2011 07:38 am GMT1414 views
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SETI@home
Stardust @ Home
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Science

Stardust@Home is a space science project in which volunteers from the general public help scientists locate particles from distant stars. The particles were captured by the spacecraft Stardust and...

Pablo BracciniApr 16, 2011 01:27 am GMT1760 views
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Stardust @ Home
Nine Ways to Change the World using Android and iPhones Developed by Harvard, Berkeley Students
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Among other programs, students have participated in projects which Built the world's largest online crowd-sourced environmental investigation which discovered several causes for a sudden...

Samuel BennettMay 26, 2012 06:33 am GMT1453 views
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Nine Ways to Change the World using Android and iPhones Developed by Harvard, Berkeley Students
Art Officially Favored: Bowhammered in Berkeley
document Crowdfunding

Masley is “changing 2,500 years of musical history,” as filmmaker Martin Yernazian asserts at the crowdfunding site IndieGoGo campaign page for Art Officially Favored, his music documentary in...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 27, 2012 08:19 am GMT877 views
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Art Officially Favored: Bowhammered in Berkeley
Inside the CfPA Leadership Transition
Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding legislation advocates Sherwood Neiss and Jason Best now head the Crowdfunding Professional Association (CfPA), which was previously under the leadership of Berkeley Geddes, Crowdsourcing.org has learned. The CfPA enacted the transition during a board meeting on Tuesday, June 19.

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Eric BlattbergJul 24, 2012 05:05 pm GMT3008 views
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Berkeley Actress Crowdfunds Her Next Career Move
document Crowdfunding

Sponsors of local actor Rebecca Pingree's project can receive tailored (and in some cases, literally) rewards. For example, $50 contributed gets Becca delivering a “singing telegram” of a...

Fritz SchaeferAug 17, 2012 02:38 pm GMT1036 views
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Berkeley Actress Crowdfunds Her Next Career Move
MobileWorks: A Mobile Crowdsourcing Platform for Workers at the Bottom of the Pyramid
document Cloud Labor

Existing crowdsourcing markets are often inaccessible to workers living at the bottom of the economic pyramid. MobileWorks, a mobile phone-based crowdsourcing platform intended to provide...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 29, 2012 07:13 am GMT2569 views
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MobileWorks: A Mobile Crowdsourcing Platform for Workers at the Bottom of the Pyramid
(Almost) All the Recent Legal Wisdom on the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

For last week's symposium on the JOBS Act, Berkeley Law put together a great list of recent law journal and other articles about the JOBS Act and Crowdfunding.

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Paul SpinradMar 17, 2013 10:20 pm GMT3578 views
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Crowdfunding 2014 Prediction Richard Swart Director of Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

UC Berkeley, Nesta and the University of Cambridge jointly launch the UK Alternative Finance Benchmarking Survey In recent years, the British alternative finance sector has witnessed unprecedented...

Philip ChenDec 21, 2013 10:03 pm GMT1484 views
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Crowdfunding 2014 Prediction Richard Swart Director of Crowdfunding Research at UC Berkeley
Wikipedia Goes Back to School
document Distributed Knowledge

Wikipedia set up the Wikipedia:WikiProject United States Public Policy, asking students from the nation's top public policy programs to help by turning course research into articles for the...

Archenette EvangelioMar 24, 2011 02:35 am GMT1671 views
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Wikipedia Goes Back to School
SETI@home: An Experiment in Public-Resource Computing
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

SETI (Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence) is a scientific area whose goal is to detect intelligent life outside Earth. One approach, known as radio SETI, uses radio telescopes to listen for...

Pablo BracciniMar 28, 2011 07:55 am GMT2723 views
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SETI@home: An Experiment in Public-Resource Computing
CrowdDB: Answering Queries with Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

There are also a host of exciting implementation challenges. Cost based optimization for the crowd involves many new parameters and considerations. Time-of-day, pricing, worker fatigue, task...

Adam FrazerJul 29, 2011 02:07 pm GMT1694 views
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CrowdDB: Answering Queries with Crowdsourcing
A Collaborative Mechanism for Crowdsourcing Prediction Problems
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this study, the researchers propose a new approach, called a Crowdsourced Learning Mechanism, in which participants collaboratively “learn” a hypothesis for a given prediction task. The approach...

Fiona MaresNov 24, 2011 03:24 pm GMT2307 views
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A Collaborative Mechanism for Crowdsourcing Prediction Problems
Stanford, Berkeley Students Share Networking Prize
document Distributed Knowledge

One of the winners is Anna Ponting, a junior majoring in Urban Studies at Stanford. Her project is designed to describe and evaluate various approaches towards creating the Smart Cities of the...

Jason RobbinsNov 25, 2011 12:54 pm GMT1265 views
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Stanford, Berkeley Students Share Networking Prize
Collaboratively Crowdsourcing Workflows with Turkomatic
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

This paper presents Turkomatic, a tool that recruits crowd workers to aid requesters in planning and solving complex jobs. While workers decompose and solve tasks, requesters can view the status...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 27, 2011 03:40 am GMT2004 views
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Collaboratively Crowdsourcing Workflows with Turkomatic
Crowdsourcing Applications and Platforms: A Data Management Perspective
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A crowdsourcing tutorial focused on: - Hybrid computer / human systems for query processing - Integration with traditional database models, algorithms and systems architectures

Marco TorquatiDec 04, 2011 06:11 am GMT1646 views
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Crowdsourcing Applications and Platforms: A Data Management Perspective
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