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The Huffington Post Surrenders Parentlode to The New York Times
document Distributed Knowledge

What will HuffPost do now its new parenting blog needs a new name? Well, crowdsource the task of course! Early next year they'll take the top few contenders and choose a winner. Enter as...

Jayne AnnDec 23, 2011 12:10 am GMT5618 views
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The Huffington Post Surrenders Parentlode to The New York Times
New York City Asks for Ideas With Internal Crowdsourcing Effort
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The agreement established between Spigit and the New York City government to get ideas and suggestions from particpants is a step in the right direction. City officials will no longer have to spend...

Linda MercedesJan 20, 2011 12:56 pm GMT3947 views
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New York City Asks for Ideas With Internal Crowdsourcing Effort
The New York Public Library Uses Crowdsourcing to Update Its Archives
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Among a variety of predictions that Ben Brumfield makes about crowdsourcing transcription, he suggests that more transcription projects will launch that have thought of creative ways to recruit and...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 04, 2011 05:42 pm GMT2911 views
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The New York Public Library Uses Crowdsourcing to Update Its Archives
Crowd-Sourcing the Lowdown on New York’s Privately Owned Public Spaces
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The New York World, an online publication just launched by the Columbia School of Journalism, is partnering with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show to do a crowd-sourced map that will look into exactly...

Claire MackayOct 29, 2011 01:21 am GMT783 views
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Crowd-Sourcing the Lowdown on New York’s Privately Owned Public Spaces
SponsorGoal.com Sponsors Mrs New York Beauty Pageant 2011
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SponsorGoal.com has been named a sponsor of this year's Mrs. New York America Pageant. In addition to being an official sponsor, SponsorGoal.com is offering its pageant contestants free...

Sponsor GoalNov 15, 2011 08:17 pm GMT2181 views
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SponsorGoal.com Sponsors Mrs New York Beauty Pageant 2011
New York Startup: Return On Change Crowd Investing For High Impact Startups INTERVIEW
document Crowdfunding

According to one of Return on Change's founders, Sang Lee, Return on Change (RoC) is the next generation’s crowdinvesting platform to help high impact startups get the capital they need to...

Marco TorquatiJun 16, 2012 11:44 pm GMT1811 views
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New York Startup: Return On Change Crowd Investing For High Impact Startups INTERVIEW
New York City Pushes for Maximum Connectivity
document Tools

These five programs were developed by the city’s Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications, along with the NYCEDC.

Jayne AnnJun 22, 2012 12:33 pm GMT871 views
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New York City Pushes for Maximum Connectivity
A stronger, smarter New York
article Distributed Knowledge

New York City must also bolster its resiliency by creating a less centralized power grid with more built-in redundancy, developing technology that facilitates crowdsourcing of critical information...

Claire MackayNov 07, 2012 01:14 am GMT1341 views
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A stronger, smarter New York
New York City Farm and Culinary Hotel Concept
article Tools

Using Jovoto, the Berlin-based creative crowd sourcing platform, a jury of architects, designers and hoteliers reviewed submissions from hundreds of architects and designers. A “grow, teach,...

Jayne AnnMar 24, 2013 10:52 am GMT2953 views
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New York City Farm and Culinary Hotel Concept
Use Airbnb in NYC? You May Be Breaking the Law
article Distributed Knowledge

The ruling determined that a man who rented out his apartment using the booking service violated a 2011 law against illegal hotels that prevents landlords from renting property for less than a...

Tonya Van Dijk May 22, 2013 02:24 am GMT936 views
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Use Airbnb in NYC? You May Be Breaking the Law
Where NOT to Eat in New York: Tweets Create “Food Poisoning” Map of the City
article Distributed Knowledge

Of course, Twitter’s method isn’t perfect — in order to even collect the data, researchers had to babysit the program and subtly tune it to filter instances of food poisoning versus other common...

Claire MackayAug 09, 2013 07:03 am GMT1078 views
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Where NOT to Eat in New York: Tweets Create “Food Poisoning” Map of the City
118 Years Ago, The New York Times Crowdsourced a New Motto
article Distributed Knowledge

Though it may seem like a product of the Internet, crowdsourcing has been around for ages. Take, for example, an experiment run by The New York Times in 1896, when the newspaper decided it was...

Jason RobbinsAug 19, 2014 01:58 pm GMT464 views
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118 Years Ago, The New York Times Crowdsourced a New Motto
LG Taps into the Power of Crowdsourcing Joining World Maker Faire New York 2014
article Open Innovation

LG Electronics is tapping into the rising trend of “Open Innovation,” which is getting popular around the world. “Open Innovation” refers to making goods and products not through solely internal...

Claire MackaySep 22, 2014 01:22 pm GMT218 views
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LG Taps into the Power of Crowdsourcing Joining World Maker Faire New York 2014
Crowdsourcing chocolate cake: How a New York Times foodie stumbled upon the new news production
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Upon sending out the call, Hesser discovered a far more interesting and vigorous crowd of people out there ready to participate, a discovery which challenged her notion of the newspaper’s...

Carl EspostiNov 08, 2010 03:21 am GMT1289 views
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Crowdsourcing chocolate cake: How a New York Times foodie stumbled upon the new news production
New Mexico Asks Citizens for Budget Ideas
document Distributed Knowledge

In this article, the following crowdsourcing efforts are mentioned: New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez invited the public to submit ideas on how to cut waste and reduce the size of government....

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 25, 2011 03:00 am GMT6028 views
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New Mexico Asks Citizens for Budget Ideas
New York City Planning to Use Crowdsourcing for Efficient Operations
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Currently, Simplicity is running in beta testing with small proportion of NYC employees, and following are some ideas that have already been signaled out for execution: * A centralized research...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 26, 2011 09:25 am GMT3953 views
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New York City Planning to Use Crowdsourcing for Efficient Operations
New York Times Introduces Beta620, a Public Site for its Experimental Projects
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Beta620 IS a place that gives a permanent home to the tradition of innovation. And it invites the community in to help formulate an opinion about the innovation and the new products.

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 08, 2011 01:35 pm GMT1717 views
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New York Times Introduces Beta620, a Public Site for its Experimental Projects
New project shows the future of crowdsourced journalism
document Distributed Knowledge

There is no reason why crowdsourced journalism can’t co-exist with more traditional journalism, as long as publishers can recognise the need to change. And this is happening in a very big way...

Adam FrazerSep 06, 2011 01:53 pm GMT1889 views
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New project shows the future of crowdsourced journalism
Mobile Commons & New York MTA Launch Bus Time
document Tools

“As New Yorkers, we are thrilled to be working with the MTA to provide essential bus information in real-time to our fellow commuters,” said Jed Alpert, CEO of Mobile Commons. “Our texting...

Adam FrazerJan 27, 2012 08:20 am GMT1583 views
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Mobile Commons & New York MTA Launch Bus Time
Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City’s First Green Hackathon
document Open Innovation

Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced on Monday that the city will host its own "Greener, Greater Hackathon" this summer. The weekend event will “challenge data scientists, developers...

Rebecca GutierrezApr 09, 2012 11:08 pm GMT1753 views
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Mayor Bloomberg Announces New York City’s First Green Hackathon
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