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Google Product Ideas
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

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 GMT4784 views
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Google Product Ideas
Help SLOOH and Google Earth Map the Universe
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

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 GMT6972 views
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Help SLOOH and Google Earth Map the Universe
Sharing the Google Sky
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Google and the Slooh program will integrate tens of thousands of pictures captured by Slooh's members, automatically into Google Earth's astronomical database. In addition to serving...

Carl EspostiOct 21, 2010 04:47 am GMT1537 views
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Sharing the Google Sky
Google Takes Crowdsourcing From Geek to Street
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Demo Slam is Google's weekly online face-off between users (including Googlers) who test and twist Google's features in unique ways. Users create videos with their friends that star a...

Archenette EvangelioDec 11, 2010 08:08 am GMT1859 views
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Google Takes Crowdsourcing From Geek to Street
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 GMT3237 views
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Google Hires Crowdsourcing Guru to Manage Africa Policy
Google Is Crowdsourcing Improvements To Maps
document Open Innovation

If you are not familiar with it, Web History is a collection of every search you conduct using Google. Presumably, Google uses this collection of data to improve search, and it provides a way for...

Fritz SchaeferMay 06, 2011 01:34 pm GMT2068 views
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Google Is Crowdsourcing Improvements To Maps
Google Homepage Doodle Provides Lunar Eclipse Live Feed
document Open Innovation

Slooh.com provides crowdsourced access to live telescopes from around the world. Since its December 2003 launch, members have taken 1.3 million photos of 35,000 unique objects and events in the...

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 16, 2011 12:42 am GMT1856 views
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Google Homepage Doodle Provides Lunar Eclipse Live Feed
Google Maps Now Provides Traffic Information in Jakarta
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

The traffic feature on Google Maps is certainly very useful for people in Jakarta who now have a tool that will help them plan their travel in the city more efficiently. They can use this traffic...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 23, 2011 12:48 pm GMT2274 views
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Google Maps Now Provides Traffic Information in Jakarta
Google Voice Relies on Crowdsourcing to Identify Telemarketers as Spam
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Google's newly added feature relies on the collective intelligence of Google Voice users selectively marking appropriate messages as spam as well as Google’s own spam identification tools. So...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 18, 2011 09:01 pm GMT1969 views
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Google Voice Relies on Crowdsourcing to Identify Telemarketers as Spam
Google Introduces Wiki-Like Map Maker Guides
document Distributed Knowledge

It’s easy to see the financial gain in crowdsourcing information (it’s free help), but Google gets other benefits as well. Map Maker users become more ingrained in the community when they make...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 20, 2011 05:59 am GMT3025 views
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Google Introduces Wiki-Like Map Maker Guides
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 GMT1591 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 GMT1541 views
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NYT Points Out Limits of Google’s POI Crowdsourcing
Google acquires Zagat: good news for foodies, bad news for Yelp?
blog Distributed Knowledge

For gastronomes, travelers and locals, Google's ownership of Zagat means crowdsourced tips for superb noms and activity recommendations from around the world.

Marco TorquatiSep 09, 2011 08:11 am GMT2185 views
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Google acquires Zagat: good news for foodies, bad news for Yelp?
Google Gives Local Users More Power in Map Editing
document Distributed Knowledge

According to Google Map Maker software engineer Robin Anil, Regional Expert Reviewers earned their appointed positions by making an impressive number of high quality contributions to Google’s...

Rebecca GutierrezSep 14, 2011 12:28 am GMT1181 views
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Google Gives Local Users More Power in Map Editing
Google Streetview Powered by Hertz | www.adzag.co
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

If Google's three-part collaboration with YOU and car rental company, Hertz, this will be the coolest and one of the most creative example of crowdsourcinge the world has ever seen! This...

Fritz SchaeferSep 26, 2011 10:56 pm GMT2264 views
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Google Streetview Powered by Hertz | www.adzag.co
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 GMT1342 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 GMT2533 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 GMT1983 views
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Google Takes Inspiration from Wikipedia, Asks Canadians to Update Google Maps
Google moves to Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

In OSM Mr. Coyle can add a gate to a road so users can tell that they can't drive on it. Roads can also be tagged as private. In general the data model for OSM is more able to describe...

Samuel BennettOct 25, 2011 02:08 am GMT2089 views
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Google moves to Crowdsourcing
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 GMT1332 views
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Paying the price for Google Maps?
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