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The outlook for Malaysia’s ICT industry
article Crowdfunding

Another interesting development, he said, will be the increasing role of data mining and big data services on crowdfunding and crowdsourcing platforms and their potential to make business...

Claire MackayJan 27, 2014 01:17 am GMT644 views
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The outlook for Malaysia’s ICT industry
Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

There is one additional online activity that should be mentioned. It is not very innovative itself, but it is essential for enabling innovation: crowdfunding, webmoney and tools for donating micro...

Harshida PatelMar 07, 2012 02:41 am GMT1847 views
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Russia: 11 Areas of Election-Related ICT Innovation
Guest Post: ICT, Africa, and the 90/10 Rule
document 

One speaker brought up the oft-cited Ushahidi crisis mapping initiative during Haiti’s devastating earthquake in 2010 to crowdsource information for “disaster-affected populations.” They were...

Claire MackayMay 11, 2012 02:26 pm GMT1011 views
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Guest Post: ICT, Africa, and the 90/10 Rule
Smartphones Could Provide Weather Data in Poor Nations
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Smartphones can now be used to collect weather data such as air temperatures through WeatherSignal, a crowdsourcing app developed by UK start-up OpenSignal. This helps crowdsource real-time...

Harshida PatelAug 23, 2013 12:54 pm GMT751 views
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Smartphones Could Provide Weather Data in Poor Nations
Short film captures the importance of ‘thinking cities’
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

What’s exciting is how ICT, or “thinking cities,” can help us understand the urban world in ways that were impossible to know before. With this knowledge, the idea is to detect inefficiencies in...

Harshida PatelFeb 23, 2012 10:57 pm GMT2541 views
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Short film captures the importance of ‘thinking cities’
5 tips when considering crowdfunding to finance your next “big idea”
article 

Here are five tips when considering crowdfunding for the next project: 1. Clearly establish or understand the process through financing can be secured. 2. Be specific about the project and...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 30, 2012 04:14 pm GMT1216 views
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5 tips when considering crowdfunding to finance your next “big idea”
Mediating Voices and Communicating Realities. Using Information Crowdsourcing Tools, Open Data Initiatives and Digital Media to Support and Protect the Vulnerable and Marginalised
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This report draws on an original empirical investigation of Map Kibera, a community information platform that takes advantage of open ICTs, and similar initiatives to provide key insights on the...

Fritz SchaeferApr 20, 2011 09:54 am GMT8212 views
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Mediating Voices and Communicating Realities. Using Information Crowdsourcing Tools, Open Data Initiatives and Digital Media to Support and Protect the Vulnerable and Marginalised
IPR tracking system in Collaborative Environments
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The management of collaborative environments is a very challenging task. The difficulties increase in large, heterogeneous and multidisciplinary groups of people accessing the service...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 27, 2011 03:07 am GMT2382 views
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IPR tracking system in Collaborative Environments
Pakreport: Crowdsourcing for Multipurpose and Multicategory Climaterelated Disaster Reporting
document Distributed Knowledge

The following lessons were learned from this case study: 1) Crowdsourcing can be highly powerful and effective for ICTenabled climate change applications. 2) Mobile plus Internet plus...

Rebecca GutierrezNov 04, 2011 08:06 am GMT921 views
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Pakreport: Crowdsourcing for Multipurpose and Multicategory Climaterelated Disaster Reporting
EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°4: Improving the quality of education
blog 

Starting on 10 February, and for a month thereafter, education and mobile learning stakeholders are invited to share their ideas on how mobile communication can contribute to meeting youth and...

Adam FrazerFeb 09, 2012 12:05 pm GMT2866 views
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EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°4: Improving the quality of education
EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge: Gender Parity and Equality in Education
article Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

How can mobile communication help improve gender parity and equality in education? A Nokia smartphone will go to the owner of the best idea submitted to the fifth phase of the Education for All...

Glen HertelendyMar 19, 2012 03:01 pm GMT4397 views
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EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge: Gender Parity and Equality in Education
EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°6 – Early Childhood Care and Education
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More than 800 ideas have already been generated in the EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge, which aims to find ways of using mobile communication to help achieve literacy, develop universal primary...

Tim SatterthwaiteApr 11, 2012 12:29 pm GMT1231 views
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EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°6 – Early Childhood Care and Education
EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°6 – Early Childhood Care and Education
article Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

From 10 April to 31 May, education and mobile learning stakeholders are invited to submit their mobile communication ideas for helping achieve EFA goal n°1 that calls for expanding and improving...

Glen HertelendyMay 24, 2012 09:28 am GMT2276 views
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EFA Crowdsourcing Challenge n°6 – Early Childhood Care and Education
The Pacific's digital future
article Distributed Knowledge

Tools such as crowdsourcing and mobile phone applications such as those devoted to health present the Pacific Islands region with immense opportunities. Tentative steps have already been made in...

Jason RobbinsNov 21, 2012 07:29 am GMT1712 views
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The Pacific's digital future
CrowdConsult: The Intelligent Knowledge Networking Tool

Passbrains' partner Starmind was a prize-winner at the recent Swiss ICT Awards. We share a post from Passbrains that explains how the the crowdtesting firm's partnership with Starmind paved the way for the CrowdConsult product. (Sponsored Post)

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 05, 2013 09:54 pm GMT2193 views
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Crowd Coffee: January 27

In this edition: Malaysia's ICT industry; crowdsourcing marketing and education; a bad PR story for Airbnb; and Braff looks back at Kickstarter criticism.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 27, 2014 03:36 pm GMT2713 views
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If all you have is a Hammer, How Useful is Humanitarian Crowdsourcing?
article Distributed Knowledge

In this article, Paul Currion looks at the potential for crowdsourcing data during large-scale humanitarian emergencies. Paul is an aid worker who has been working on the use of ICTs in large-scale...

Carl EspostiOct 26, 2010 08:22 pm GMT10165 views
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If all you have is a Hammer, How Useful is Humanitarian Crowdsourcing?
Ushahidi: Creating a New Narrative
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Ushahidi platform is a very simple application but it became such a huge success of the Kenyan bloggers themselves who provided pertinent information to the founders themselves. Indeed,...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 08, 2011 04:03 pm GMT1817 views
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Ushahidi: Creating a New Narrative
Peacebuilding in the Information Age: Sifting Hype from Reality
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Composed of 48 pages, this paper, Peacebuilding in the Information Age: Sifting Hype from Reality, also discussed a topic on crowdsourcing. This page was written by Eric Gujer, entitled...

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 11, 2011 08:31 pm GMT1375 views
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Peacebuilding in the Information Age: Sifting Hype from Reality
“If all You Have is a Hammer” - How Useful is Humanitarian Crowdsourcing?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

By taking a close look at the data collected via Ushahidi in the wake of the Haiti earthquake, guest contributor Paul Currion concludes that crowdsourced data from affected communities may not be...

Benjamin FosselApr 13, 2011 08:46 am GMT2764 views
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“If all You Have is a Hammer” - How Useful is Humanitarian Crowdsourcing?
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