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What’s Next for Civic Commons
document Distributed Knowledge

With Nick’s transition, the Code for America board felt it best for the Civic Commons activities to officially become part of Code for America, and to focus the organization’s efforts on the...

Pablo BracciniFeb 12, 2012 12:43 am GMT885 views
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What’s Next for Civic Commons
Civic Commons
site Distributed Knowledge / Government & Politics

Civic Commons is a non-profit initiative that helps governments build and use shared and open technologies to improve public services, transparency, accountability, citizen participation, and...

Archenette EvangelioJul 10, 2011 06:20 am GMT1354 views
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Civic Commons
Eleanor Saitta: Security and the Civic Commons of Tomorrow - Crowdsourcing Week 2013
video Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Eleanor Saitta is currently the Principal Security Engineer at Open Internet Tools Project. In this video, she discusses "Security and the Civic Commons of Tomorrow". SOURCE:...

Archenette EvangelioAug 20, 2013 09:15 am GMT568 views
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Eleanor Saitta: Security and the Civic Commons of Tomorrow - Crowdsourcing Week 2013
Open311 Dashboard: Visualizing the Power of the Platform
blog Distributed Knowledge

Open311 is also a rapidly growing, collaborative, open source project — contributions to the current specification have come from many cities and companies, and cities across the US and...

Marco TorquatiSep 03, 2011 03:38 pm GMT2808 views
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Open311 Dashboard: Visualizing the Power of the Platform
Goteo
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

Goteo is a social network for crowdfunding and distributed collaboration (services, infrastructures, microtasks and other resources) for encouraging the independent development of creative and...

esenabreDec 08, 2011 08:17 pm GMT4696 views
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Goteo
HistoryCommons
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Journalism

The History Commons website is an experiment in open-content civic journalism. It provides a space for people to conduct grassroots-level investigations on any issue, providing the public with a...

Pablo BracciniApr 12, 2011 07:34 am GMT1318 views
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HistoryCommons
Help Us Map All the Abandoned Bikes in NYC
document Distributed Knowledge

So if you spot an abandoned bike, snap a picture and send it to bikes@wnyc.org. If the location feature on your phone or camera is enabled for photos, Transport Nation can pinpoint the exact...

Sebastian BlancaApr 28, 2012 04:00 am GMT964 views
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Help Us Map All the Abandoned Bikes in NYC
Crowdsourcing Industry Taxonomy Definitions by Crowdsourcing.org
Distributed Knowledge

The Crowdsourcing Industry Taxonomy (V2) is the result of primary research, facilitated by Crowdsourcing.org, involving a team of expert volunteers. The team identified seven distinguishably unique categories of crowdsourcing.  These top level categories are: Open Innovation, Community Building, Collective Creativity, Civic Engagement, Collective Knowledge, Crowdfunding and Cloud Labor.


 

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Carl EspostiMar 13, 2011 12:51 am GMT7756 views
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The World's Top 10 Gov 2.0 Initiatives
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The writer, Darren Sharp presents his pick of the world’s best Gov 2.0 initiatives: 10) SeeClickFix 9) Manor Labs 8) The Australian Government 7) Public Sector Innovation 6) Place-based...

Pablo BracciniMar 20, 2011 01:44 am GMT4188 views
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The World's Top 10 Gov 2.0 Initiatives
The IPCR Initiative and Community Visioning Initiatives: How to Grow Consensus for a Community Narrative--"Organically"
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A persistent “sticking point”, in responding to the many challenges of our times, is the difficulty of establishing a common narrative which many people can agree on. By focusing on Community...

Stefan PastiJul 24, 2011 12:52 pm GMT1122 views
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The IPCR Initiative and Community Visioning Initiatives:  How to Grow Consensus for a Community Narrative--
Reset San Francisco
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

ResetSanFrancisco.org is an online and offline community dedicated to identifying, debating and implementing reforms that will make San Francisco the best run city in America. Many of these reforms...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 08, 2011 10:06 pm GMT860 views
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Reset San Francisco
The Lowdown on the Back End of NYC Tech
document Distributed Knowledge

The panelists included Andrew McLaughlin, director of Civic Commons, former director of global public policy for Google and former deputy chief tech officer for the White House; Carole Post,...

Samuel BennettOct 30, 2011 12:58 pm GMT1020 views
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The Lowdown on the Back End of NYC Tech
NYT Features Chicago's “Adopt-a-Sidewalk”
document Distributed Knowledge

Notably, “Adopt-a-Sidewalk,” which is tool launching soon, is in fact built on top of (or forked to use the technical term) of the app CfA fellows developed for the city of Boston last year:...

Jayne AnnJan 04, 2012 05:46 am GMT839 views
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NYT Features Chicago's “Adopt-a-Sidewalk”
How Gaming Is Helping Us To Build Better Local Communities
document Distributed Knowledge

Through crowdsourcing, some platforms open up challenges to public discourse and action, while familiarizing participants with like-minded individuals in the process. Here are some examples that...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 15, 2012 08:32 am GMT1260 views
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How Gaming Is Helping Us To Build Better Local Communities
Open Source Crowdsourcing for Cities and Neighborhoods
document Distributed Knowledge

Shareabouts evolved out of the NYC DOT bike share map, which allowed residents to propose and comment on locations for the city’s bike sharing program. A Rails app built upon a spatial database,...

Adam FrazerJun 16, 2012 06:01 am GMT883 views
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Open Source Crowdsourcing for Cities and Neighborhoods
Crowdsourcing Civic Infrastructure
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

To deploy Adopt a Hydrant, all you need is the precise coordinates—latitude and longitude—of every fire hydrant in your city. For the city of Boston, this data was already available on their GIS...

Fritz SchaeferNov 04, 2011 12:03 am GMT1471 views
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Crowdsourcing Civic Infrastructure
Crowdsourcing Denver's Beautiful Streets
document Distributed Knowledge

Denver's Beautiful Streets is a collaboration of PlaceMatters and OpenPlans. OpenPlans developed the underlying platform, streetscore, and concept as their own original experiment in...

Adam FrazerMay 31, 2012 06:52 am GMT555 views
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Crowdsourcing Denver's Beautiful Streets
Crowd-Pimp My Ride
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing is becoming a true cross-sector phenomenon, and the car industry is no exception. Where else can you ask, “crowd-pimp my ride”? More and more companies understand that what the customer designs the customer buys! Car manufacturers from specialty firms to international giants are engaging consumers in the creation of new auto design concepts.

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Vince CooperDec 20, 2010 06:40 am GMT4531 views
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Crowdsourcing Industry Taxonomy by Crowdsourcing.org (V2)
Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing.org recently gathered a team of industry practitioners and experts, including taxonomy and categorization professionals, with the view of redefining the crowdsourcing industry taxonomy, using a number of existing views as reference points.

 


 

The results of this endeavor was the definition of seven top level categories that represent the different functional applications of crowdsourcing.

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Carl EspostiMar 05, 2011 04:31 am GMT8385 views
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Capitalizing on the Crowd
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The growing number of requests Crowdsourcing.org is receiving to share expertise at various events around the world is a signal of the uptake of crowdsourcing, and of the momentum that continues to build around this model! Following a great presentation at CrowdConvention in Berlin, Carl Esposti, Founder and CEO of Crowdsourcing.org spoke at the Kom Je Ook conference in Amsterdam last week. 


 

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Cristina CaineJun 23, 2011 07:57 am GMT2780 views
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