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Human Face Of Big Data: Crowdsourcing The World
article Distributed Knowledge

The Human Face of Big Data app allows volunteers to provide demographic information through a series of questions. Then through the rest of the week the smartphone’s sensors were keeping a log of...

Jason RobbinsOct 04, 2012 09:35 am GMT1558 views
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Human Face Of Big Data: Crowdsourcing The World
Crowdsourced coders take on immunology Big Data
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The challenge was to analyse the genes involved in the production of antibodies and immune-system sentinels called T-cell receptors.These genes are formed from dozens of modular DNA segments...

Benjamin FosselFeb 07, 2013 11:01 pm GMT2276 views
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Crowdsourced coders take on immunology Big Data
An Open Innovation Mission: Impossible this Weekend
Open Innovation

Data geeks all over the world are coming together this weekend for the closest thing to Mission: Impossible in the world of open innovation and predictive modeling. The first ever global data science "hack-a-thon" starts Saturday and runs for 24 hours, with participating data scientists worldwide taking on a specific challenge – to improve the US Environmental Protection Agency’s Air Quality Index by coming up with better and more accurate predictive models of metropolitan air pollution.

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Eric MackApr 27, 2012 03:22 pm GMT4349 views
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Crowdsourcing app will "measure the world" for a week through smartphones
article Tools

How do you demonstrate big data? It's the somewhat abstract, powerful analytical processing of massive quantities of human- and machine-generated data. Rick Smolan believes he can help people...

Fritz SchaeferSep 26, 2012 12:15 am GMT1794 views
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Crowd-sourced Data Hold Potential for Positive Change and Human Rights Abuses
document 

According to John Crowley, a researcher with Harvard Humanitarian Initiative, open and real-time technologies, including Facebook, Twitter, and others that address aid and development issues,...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 19, 2011 10:21 am GMT2057 views
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Crowd-sourced Data Hold Potential for Positive Change and Human Rights Abuses
Simon Dale: How To Read And Understand Big Data - Crowdsourcing Week 2013
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SAP's Simon Dale shares his insights on reading and understanding big data. SOURCE: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u01F4j-WVWk&feature=share&list=PLTYFivIv4KlxW2b2134rntfM0vOgLORt2

Archenette EvangelioSep 30, 2013 05:29 am GMT1586 views
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Simon Dale: How To Read And Understand Big Data - Crowdsourcing Week 2013
AgFunder, First Equity Crowdfunding Platform for Ag, Closes $800K Campaign for OnFarm, Ag Big Data Company
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Lance Donny, CEO of OnFarm said, “This has been a great opportunity to demonstrate the strength of investor interest in the OnFarm platform as well as the potential for crowdfunding to transform...

Benjamin FosselApr 11, 2014 06:47 am GMT1722 views
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AgFunder, First Equity Crowdfunding Platform for Ag, Closes $800K Campaign for OnFarm, Ag Big Data Company
Competition Breeds The Best in Analytics
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Data predictive challenges have dealt with a variety of topics like improving research for HIV, forecasting tourism, predicting beer sales, estimating which Wikipedia editors are most likely to...

Jason RobbinsOct 23, 2011 11:06 pm GMT1972 views
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Competition Breeds The Best in Analytics
MD Insider Raises $1.5M on AngelList
Crowdfunding

MD Insider, a healthcare company that uses big data to evaluate physician performance, announced yesterday that it has closed on a $1.5 million investment on the equity crowdfunding platform AngelList. The startup said it’s the largest investment on the platform thus far.

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Anton RootNov 05, 2014 04:27 pm GMT2355 views
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Crowd Coffee: January 16
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this end-of-week edition: Oregon's crowdfunding law is in effect; crowdfunding marketing on a budget; Kickstarter's new iOS app; MonkeyParking not embraced by many in LA; crowdsourcing and big data; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 16, 2015 01:38 pm GMT3838 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for Somalia: Results of Trial Run
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

This is a big data problem that needs mass human intervention until the software can catch up. Moreover, crowdsourcing has proven to be a workable solution in many other projects and sectors....

Fritz SchaeferAug 31, 2011 05:08 pm GMT2148 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for Somalia: Results of Trial Run
Big Data's Bedside Manner: Data Solutions Crafted through Open Innovation
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Harvard Assistant Professor, researcher and author Karim Lakhani discusses a specific gene sequencing data algorithm whose speed was improved by over an order of magnitude, while enhancing the...

Jason RobbinsSep 08, 2012 12:07 pm GMT1438 views
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Big Data's Bedside Manner: Data Solutions Crafted through Open Innovation
How Crowdfunding and the JOBS Act Got Started, Told by the Guy Behind the Big Idea
Crowdfunding

Paul Spinrad is the guy who gave the movement for a crowdfunding exemption in the U.S. its first big shove towards becoming law. In this exclusive series on Crowdsourcing.org, he recalls those early days and the efforts that have since begun to blossom in the form of the JOBS Act. In the second half of the series, he also gives us an inside look at the fanatical devotion of some of crowdfunding's true believers.

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Paul SpinradSep 19, 2012 06:21 pm GMT9998 views
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Crowdfunding Tip of the Week: Kickstarter's Pre-Launch Preview Function

Rose Spinelli, a crowdfunding consultant who runs The Crowdfundamentals, writes in with her first Tip of the Week, a series exclusive to Crowdsourcing.org. Check out her thoughts on Kickstarter's new pre-launch preview feature.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJun 17, 2013 07:31 pm GMT5053 views
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Crowd Coffee: March 7
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In the end of the week edition of Crowd Coffee: UK's FCA tighter equity crowdfunding rules; Vimeo expands crowdfunding program; Shaq crowdfunding a new video game; White House looks for fellows to expand crowdsourcing; Freelancer.com opens new engineering lab in Vancouver; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMar 07, 2014 03:44 pm GMT4930 views
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Crowd Coffee: March 26
Crowdfunding

In the mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: more thoughts on sharing economy and how it's being used by established brands; Facebook buys Kickstarter grad Oculus; investor protections in the JOBS Act; equity crowdfunding in Europe; crowdsourced review site under scrutiny for skewing data; Monopoly crowdsourcing 'house rules'; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMar 26, 2014 02:06 pm GMT1557 views
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Crowd Coffee: March 28

In this end of the week Crowd Coffee edition: do crowdsourced searches ever work; White House turns to the crowd for innovation; a balanced look at the sharing economy; European Commission publishes crowdfunding report; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMar 28, 2014 02:40 pm GMT3391 views
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Crowd Coffee: May 6
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: crowdfunding global health projects; GoFundMe, crowdfunding, and freedom of expression; crowdsourcing the film industry in Australia; the future of crowdsourced news; open innovation project launched for krill innovation; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 06, 2015 11:25 am GMT1857 views
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Crowd Coffee: July 22
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this mid-week edition of Crowd Coffee: another museum turns to the crowd; protesting via crowdfunding; crowdsourcing story ideas for journalists; scientists crowdsource bad data sets; UK creating trustmark for sharing economy; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 22, 2015 09:30 am GMT1005 views
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Crowd Coffee: August 26
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this mid-week Crowd Coffee: US startup crowdfunding for its jet business; equity crowdfunding regulation in Asia as a whole...; ...and concerns about it in India; crowdsourcing anti-corruption in Brazil; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2015 09:30 am GMT503 views
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