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‘Citizen scientists’ help search for tomb of Genghis Khan via photos of Mongolia
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Through a Web site called Field Expedition Mongolia, which Lin and his colleagues developed jointly with National Geographic, volunteers are helping sift through 85,000 high-resolution satellite...

Fritz SchaeferApr 05, 2011 07:44 am GMT5033 views
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‘Citizen scientists’ help search for tomb of Genghis Khan via photos of Mongolia
GeoEye Foundation Grantee Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin Uses GeoEye-1 Satellite Imagery for Archeological Discovery in Mongolia
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

During the summer of 2010, GeoEye's satellite images were used in a National Geographic crowdsourcing project, "Field Expedition: Mongolia," allowing "citizen...

Adam FrazerNov 09, 2011 09:58 pm GMT1518 views
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GeoEye Foundation Grantee Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin Uses GeoEye-1 Satellite Imagery for Archeological Discovery in Mongolia
Crowdtilt Depends on Friends to Raise Funds for Crawfish Boils, Baby Gifts and Even Trips to Outer Mongolia [screenshots]
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Unlike other crowd-funding platforms, which advocate reaching the largest number of people possible, Crowdtilt is set up so that campaign creators only share projects with those already in their...

Jayne AnnMar 02, 2012 12:07 pm GMT1632 views
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Crowdtilt Depends on Friends to Raise Funds for Crawfish Boils, Baby Gifts and Even Trips to Outer Mongolia [screenshots]
What is "crowdsourcing"?
document Distributed Knowledge

Dr. Albert Lin uses crowdsourcing to recruit volunteers to look at satellite photos of Mongolia in the search for the tomb of Genghis Khan.

Harshida PatelJun 25, 2012 12:15 pm GMT798 views
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Field Expedition: Mongolia
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National Geographic invites you to participate in an ongoing expedition helping us survey the Valley of the Khans, a remote region known as Genghis Khan's homeland. Using satellite images you...

Fritz SchaeferApr 05, 2011 08:26 am GMT3755 views
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Field Expedition: Mongolia
Crowdsourcing Site DesignCrowd.com Smashes Through $1M in Projects, and Sets Sights for a Lot More
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DesignCrowd's rapid growth has been made possible by its innovative crowdsourcing business model (that allows businesses to get 50+ designs and ideas from around the world in just hours) which...

Tim SatterthwaiteApr 13, 2011 04:52 pm GMT2654 views
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Crowdsourcing Site DesignCrowd.com Smashes Through $1M in Projects, and Sets Sights for a Lot More
Wokai
site Crowdfunding / Lending

Wokai is an organization that allows people to contribute directly to microfinance institutions in China which in turn lend the money to entrepreneurs in rural China. Wokai is a 501(c)(3)...

Pablo BracciniMay 12, 2011 05:53 am GMT1693 views
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Wokai
Tomnod
site Distributed Knowledge / Social (or Peer) Production

Tomnod is a company of engineers, explorers, and adventurers. Tomnod's founders all have PhDs in engineering with expertise spanning human computation and crowdsourcing, machine learning,...

Fiona MaresJul 22, 2011 07:41 am GMT5776 views
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Tomnod Founder Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin @ TEDx
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this video, you'll lLearn how Tomnod's crowdsourcing technology enabled a National Geographic expedition to travel to the wilds of Mongolia and discover hidden clues in their search...

Fiona MaresJul 22, 2011 07:52 am GMT4791 views
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Tomnod Founder Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin @ TEDx
London Zoo Uses iPhone App to Crowdsource Animal Identification
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

ZSL's conservation director Professor Jonathan Baillie says: "Seeing a herd of elephants crossing the path of a hidden camera on the other side of the world is an amazing privilege. Now...

Adam FrazerNov 14, 2011 09:50 am GMT1839 views
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London Zoo Uses iPhone App to Crowdsource Animal Identification
New App Means You Can Help Save Endangered Animals
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The app works by sending images to the app instantly when one of the cameras snaps a nearby animal, like your Amur leopard. Users are then asked to pick which species it belongs to, and report...

Harshida PatelNov 15, 2011 03:14 pm GMT1043 views
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New App Means You Can Help Save Endangered Animals
Spot Rare Wildlife With a Camera-Trap iPhone App
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Cameras have been set up in Kenya, Sri Lanka, and Mongolia, in regions where biologists suspect some undocumented species may be lurking, just waiting to have their photos snapped. When an animal...

Fiona MaresNov 16, 2011 08:01 am GMT2075 views
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Spot Rare Wildlife With a Camera-Trap iPhone App
More than 20,000 volunteers work in the Vineyard
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The service opportunities on the Vineyard site are broken down into small bits called tasks. More than 600,000 tasks have been completed since the site opened and more projects have been added...

Adam FrazerNov 17, 2011 11:56 pm GMT1612 views
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More than 20,000 volunteers work in the Vineyard
Crowdsourcing : Creating Employment opportunities in the Developing world
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing could be used to generate large part-time and full-time employment in the developing world. The ease in accessibility of internet has made the world a very small place. The rapid...

Fritz SchaeferDec 02, 2011 07:35 am GMT2738 views
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Crowdsourcing : Creating Employment opportunities in the Developing world
After Job Searches, Jobs Themselves Go Online
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Matt Barrie sees outsourcing websites - some call them crowdsourcing websites - not only playing an arbitrage game between rich and poor countries but also a response to the demand in the West for...

Harshida PatelDec 14, 2011 12:05 pm GMT2549 views
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After Job Searches, Jobs Themselves Go Online
Here are the 76 products that vied for attention at DEMO Asia
document Cloud Labor, Tools

Among the 76 companies who pitched their products at the first ever DEMO Asia conference, the following upholds crowdsourcing methods: Lobangclub provides location-based crowdsourced price...

Samuel BennettMar 04, 2012 12:28 pm GMT10918 views
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Here are the 76 products that vied for attention at DEMO Asia
Crowdsourcing is a growing social media trend
document Distributed Knowledge

"Now you add up tens of thousands or hundreds of thousands or millions of people that have that device on and you get this network of people telling something, some bit of knowledge, where...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 26, 2012 09:44 am GMT1069 views
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Crowdsourcing is a growing social media trend
How the Search for Genghis Khan Helped the United Nations Map Refugees in Somalia
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In their phenomenal project, Valley of the Kahns, National Geographic crowdsourced the analysis of high resolution satellite imagery in the search for clues to an 800 year old mystery, the...

Claire MackayJul 29, 2012 10:24 am GMT955 views
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How the Search for Genghis Khan Helped the United Nations Map Refugees in Somalia
Company uses the crowd to solve mysteries
article Distributed Knowledge

One of Tomnod’s founders, Albert Yu-Min Lin, is a research scientist at the university and a noted explorer. He led three summer expeditions to Mongolia, guided in part by crowdsourcing scrutiny of...

Jason RobbinsSep 06, 2012 01:55 am GMT2680 views
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Company uses the crowd to solve mysteries
GeniusRocket CEO Moves On, Shares Crowdsourcing Lessons Learned

GeniusRocket CEO Peter LaMotte recently informed us that he's decided to leave his post at the curated crowd-powered creative agency to pursue a new opportunity. Crowdsourcing.org asked him to tell us about the decision to leave and to share some of the lessons he learned about crowdsourcing during his tenure at GeniusRocket. 

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 25, 2013 04:30 pm GMT5768 views
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