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Google Product Ideas
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Google users can now let their voices be heard by sharing their feedbacks or views on the different Google products.

Benjamin FosselDec 11, 2010 05:50 pm GMT5249 views
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Google Product Ideas
Help SLOOH and Google Earth Map the Universe
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The project is totally perfect for people who are really interested with science, particularly with the universe and all those celestial objects. It's a one-of-a-kind chance for everyone out...

Benjamin FosselDec 19, 2010 08:25 pm GMT8066 views
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Help SLOOH and Google Earth Map the Universe
Google Hires Crowdsourcing Guru to Manage Africa Policy
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Google has indeed found the right person for the job in Ory Okolloh. Ory Okolloh is a very remarkable woman with a deep passion for Africa. Her courage and love for Africa will be key to helping...

Benjamin FosselJan 04, 2011 04:24 pm GMT4275 views
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Google Hires Crowdsourcing Guru to Manage Africa Policy
Google Places is Keeping You from Your City's Best Stops
document Distributed Knowledge

It turns out that what could be considered the most important part of Google Places—telling users what is open for business around them—is crowd sourced. It has the unfortunate downfall of being...

Benjamin FosselSep 06, 2011 06:22 pm GMT1939 views
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Google Places is Keeping You from Your City's Best Stops
NYT Points Out Limits of Google’s POI Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

At this stage Google is not providing any specific details for how it plans to address the issue. If the pretended closed place has been claimed in the Google place database, it is however not...

Benjamin FosselSep 08, 2011 03:51 pm GMT1964 views
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NYT Points Out Limits of Google’s POI Crowdsourcing
What Happens When Google Declares a Thriving Company is Dead?
document Distributed Knowledge

Misreporting has lead Google to say that certain stores are permanently closed when they're actually thriving. Pictured, Google's listing of a McDonald's in Boston that actually did...

Harshida PatelOct 05, 2011 03:23 am GMT1805 views
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What Happens When Google Declares a Thriving Company is Dead?
Calling all Google Political Trend Spotters
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Google is an American multinational public corporation invested in Internet search, cloud computing, and advertising technologies.Over the past decade, the web has consistently shown that it can...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 11, 2011 04:19 pm GMT3034 views
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Calling all Google Political Trend Spotters
Google Takes Inspiration from Wikipedia, Asks Canadians to Update Google Maps
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A new tool called Google Map Maker, which launched in Canada on Monday, allows users to add roads, rivers, trails and points of interest — such as stores and libraries — or make edits to get rid of...

Harshida PatelOct 24, 2011 07:48 pm GMT2430 views
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Google Takes Inspiration from Wikipedia, Asks Canadians to Update Google Maps
Paying the price for Google Maps?
document Distributed Knowledge

Online commentators have been quick to point out that hard-up developers can always “just use OpenStreetMap instead”. OpenStreetMap – a free crowdsourced alternative to Google Maps – is a great...

Jayne AnnOct 31, 2011 01:20 pm GMT1814 views
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Paying the price for Google Maps?
Google X shows dogged determination for far-out research
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

According to the Times report, Google X research takes place at an undisclosed location and tackles assorted subjects a little or a lot beyond today's technology. Among its projects:...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 14, 2011 03:45 pm GMT2048 views
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Google X shows dogged determination for far-out research
Google Asks For Mapping Help, Launches Improved Map Maker
document Distributed Knowledge

Although previously available in a basic form, the new Google Map Maker adds significant improvements to the crowdsourced mapping system. According to Google's Kaushik Sridharan, Map...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 15, 2011 07:24 pm GMT1500 views
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Google Asks For Mapping Help, Launches Improved Map Maker
Tweaks Coming to Google+ Before the End of the Year
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

The problem that continues to plague Google+ is how to get interesting, crowd-sourced content to populate it. That's in part because the central Google+ philosophy has been to control sharing,...

Jayne AnnDec 20, 2011 12:50 pm GMT1525 views
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Tweaks Coming to Google+ Before the End of the Year
Google accused of raiding start-up's database
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

"Over two years, we’ve paid out Ksh. 11m (over $100,000) to thousands of individuals, and we have built Kenya’s most comprehensive directory," says Stefan Magdalinski on the company blog....

Harshida PatelJan 13, 2012 02:15 pm GMT2756 views
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Google accused of raiding start-up's database
Google+ introduces new Q&A feature for crowdsourcing answers from friends
document Distributed Knowledge

Google is testing the new “Ask on Google+” feature, which pops up at the bottom of your search results. “Our goal for search is to help you find the best answers to your questions, and sometimes...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 24, 2012 02:05 am GMT1700 views
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Google+ introduces new Q&A feature for crowdsourcing answers from friends
Google TV Gets A New YouTube App
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In its announcement today, Google is promising some “big improvements” to its new YouTube app, among them that navigation is smoother and faster, along with some much-needed additions to its UX,...

Benjamin FosselFeb 13, 2012 05:26 am GMT1997 views
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Google TV Gets A New YouTube App
Foursquare ditches Google in favour of crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

Foursquare says it is using the OpenStreetMap platform as “we love the idea of open data,” but reveals that “the new Google Maps API pricing was the reason we initially started looking into other...

Pablo BracciniMar 05, 2012 01:18 pm GMT2035 views
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Foursquare ditches Google in favour of crowdsourcing
Creating dynamic visualisations using Google Forms and Google Gadgets
document Tools

Here are the process on how to crowdsource data through an online form: 1. Set up your spreadsheet 2. Setting up a Google Form 3. Visualising the results with Google Gadgets 4. Embedding...

Fritz SchaeferMar 06, 2012 12:28 pm GMT2947 views
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Creating dynamic visualisations using Google Forms and Google Gadgets
DARPA's Director Will Soon Be a Google Executive
document Open Innovation

Whatever Google expects, Dugan's latest adventures in the Pentagon are pretty future forward. "Her push into crowdsourcing and outreach to the hacker community were eye-openers in the...

Claire MackayMar 13, 2012 01:42 am GMT3263 views
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DARPA's Director Will Soon Be a Google Executive
Is Social Search the Future or is Google Barking Up the Wrong Tree?
document Distributed Knowledge

People will use Google when they want to find solutions to problems. People use social media to chat and socialize. When you combine those two functions, you get "crowdsourcing."...

Claire MackayMar 17, 2012 03:00 pm GMT1753 views
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Is Social Search the Future or is Google Barking Up the Wrong Tree?
Google+ leads to the publication of a photography book and $10,000 in limited edition sales
document Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

The Plus One Collection is the ultimate online collaboration. Submissions were accepted on Google+, with all decisions made collaboratively, proceeds will benefit microloan crowdsourcing site,...

Jason RobbinsMar 26, 2012 12:36 pm GMT2200 views
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Google+ leads to the publication of a photography book and $10,000 in limited edition sales
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