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HealthMap: The Crowdsourced Infectious Disease Tracker That Was Built on Nights and Weekends
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In Sri Lanka, in late December there were reports of 9 deaths due to swine flu in just one week, an amount that is unusually high. HealthMap continuously tracked those reports. So, HealthMap made...

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 15, 2011 08:59 am GMT5723 views
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HealthMap: The Crowdsourced Infectious Disease Tracker That Was Built on Nights and Weekends
Avoiding a Cartography Catastrophe: Study Recommends New Tools to Improve Global Mapping of Infectious Disease
article Distributed Knowledge

Among the recommendations for improving disease cartography are the use of new crowdsourcing techniques to gather data, such as analyzing the content and frequency of Twitter messages about...

Samuel BennettFeb 05, 2013 01:03 am GMT1556 views
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Avoiding a Cartography Catastrophe: Study Recommends New Tools to Improve Global Mapping of Infectious Disease
Yellowstone crowdsources visitor photos to help study wolf disease and dynamics
article Distributed Knowledge

The citizen science project will let visitors upload wolf photos, along with additional information such as where and when the picture was taken, what pack the wolf might belong to and any...

Jayne AnnFeb 22, 2013 09:43 am GMT1252 views
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Yellowstone crowdsources visitor photos to help study wolf disease and dynamics
Art design for the masses, chosen by the masses
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This article presents that executives in the design industry say crowdsourcing is one of the best ways to stay on top of consumer trends stating "it's more powerful when the consumer is...

Crowdsourcing.orgAug 26, 2010 05:53 pm GMT18622 views
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Art design for the masses, chosen by the masses
The Emerging Role of Social Media in Public Health
video Distributed Knowledge

Disease and outbreak data is disseminated not only through formal online announcements by government agencies, but also through informal channels such as social networking sites, blogs, chat rooms,...

Harshida PatelSep 12, 2012 02:09 am GMT538 views
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The Emerging Role of Social Media in Public Health
FluTrackers
site Distributed Knowledge / Humanitarian

FluTrackers - a 501(c)(3)International Charity investigating infectious diseases.

Pablo BracciniMay 23, 2011 04:39 pm GMT1077 views
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FluTrackers
SciFund Teaser I
video Crowdfunding

Next month scientists from all over the world will be taking their passion to the masses to raise money for science.

Jayne AnnApr 08, 2012 09:41 am GMT1424 views
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SciFund Teaser I
The Future of Epidemiology: Next-Gen Sequencing
document Distributed Knowledge

Without these advances, Yonatan Grad and Bill Hanage’s proposed study (and other, earlier rapid E. coli O104:H4 sequencing projects such as those conducted by Beijing Genome Institute, Pacific...

Jayne AnnApr 14, 2012 05:39 am GMT1058 views
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The Future of Epidemiology: Next-Gen Sequencing
Crowdsourcing game helps diagnose infectious diseases
document Distributed Knowledge

While the game currently focuses on diagnosing malaria, the crowdsourcing and gaming-based platform could be adapted for a variety of other biomedical and environmental tasks, the researchers said....

Claire MackayMay 04, 2012 11:48 am GMT1000 views
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Crowdsourcing game helps diagnose infectious diseases
Preen.Me Creates Most Engaged Beauty Community on Facebook
document Tools

Preen.Me aims to become the leading destination for all things beauty, transforming how women shop for beauty products.The site will provide everything from inspiration to personalized...

Sebastian BlancaMar 19, 2013 01:04 pm GMT4233 views
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Preen.Me Creates Most Engaged Beauty Community on Facebook
Crowdsourcing Game Development: Driving a NextGen Revolution
Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Ardent fans and many industry veterans of the computer game industry advocate that the general lack of creativity in game development has caused a rippling effect that leaves leading and blooming game developers clinging to the hope of making the next “big come back” to wow gamers. Sadly, this has been far from reality for some; and in a world where only the best game developer gets to take home the bigger sales check, many have decided to blow open the doors of their own restricted environment to welcome a more democratic approach in game design.

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Vince CooperJan 11, 2011 07:24 am GMT8419 views
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Planning App
site Tools

The Planning App has been developed as an *off-the-shelf* solution, to allow developers and planning organisations to run planning consultations quickly and easily, providing information and...

Tim SatterthwaiteSep 02, 2011 10:45 am GMT881 views
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Planning App
Budget Simulator
site Tools

Budget Simulator is a customisable web app, proven to consistently deliver high participation rates and meaningful results. Budget Simulator works by letting participants: read background...

Tim SatterthwaiteSep 02, 2011 10:57 am GMT1029 views
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Budget Simulator
Crowdsourcing the Common Cold
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

With flu season in full swing many parts of the world, the folks at Sickweather hit on just the right time to launch their new website, which uses the crowdsourcing model to track the dreaded flu infection. The Sickweather team hopes that users will use this new software as a way to avoid catching flu this winter. We took a look at this new website to see what it’s all about.

Sickweather LLC, based in Baltimore, was co-founded and launched by three guys who grew up together in that area. They built the website as a way of getting a “perspective on when sickness bubbles up, where it travels and how it affects our lives.”

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Debbie ToddNov 21, 2011 09:50 pm GMT2954 views
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Six Tips for Successful Public Competitions
Open Innovation

This guest post comes to Crowdsourcing.org from Brian Koles of ChallengePost, a platform for contests and competitions in software development and open government. He offers us half a dozen tips for conducting a public competition that will get results.

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Crowdsourcing.orgMay 25, 2012 04:09 pm GMT5104 views
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Crowdsourcing Disease Diagnosis and Treatment
Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Making the most of gamification and input from the crowd, a number of platforms and applications are seeing if crowdsourcing can help make groundbreaking discoveries in the healthcare field. We highlight Foldit, Phylo, and a malaria diagnosing game from UCLA.

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Anton RootSep 09, 2012 03:54 pm GMT5249 views
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Crowd Coffee: January 23
Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

In this Thursday edition of Crowd Coffee: another look at Duolingo; crowdsourcing a world health map; Offerpop taps into Pinterest community; Joseph Gordon-Levitt's crowdsourced TV channel; tips on making best use of crowdsourced design platforms; an overview of sharing economy regulations; crowdfunding scientific research; and investing in race horses in Britain.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 23, 2014 03:19 pm GMT1719 views
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