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Crowd-sourcing San Francisco: Rethinking the City for the 21st Century
document Open Innovation

LoudSauce, a San Francisco-based startup founded by Colin Mutchler and Christie George, provides a way for individuals to make an impact by changing the messages that we see in our advertising...

Sebastian BlancaMar 21, 2012 08:07 am GMT2879 views
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Crowd-sourcing San Francisco: Rethinking the City for the 21st Century
San Francisco Pledges Support For Life-Saving ‘Fire Department’ Mobile App
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Here's how the Fire Department app can save lives: If someone calls 911 to report a possible heart attack victim, 911 dispatchers can send an alert to anyone in the vicinity with CPR...

Archenette EvangelioMar 17, 2011 11:10 am GMT2605 views
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San Francisco Pledges Support For Life-Saving ‘Fire Department’ Mobile App
Mapping Project Reveals Pre-1906 Quake San Francisco
document Distributed Knowledge

The stories behind the maps are John's motivation. "It's about context. A hundred years ago there were people running around, going to work and coming home. And you can figure out...

Benjamin FosselAug 19, 2011 11:57 pm GMT1981 views
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Mapping Project Reveals Pre-1906 Quake San Francisco
How Open Data Could Make San Francisco Public Transportation Better [UPDATED]
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Kicker Studio , a Design Consultancy made up of Designers, Researchers, Innovators and Makers.They create meaningful, lasting relationships to products by creating interfaces that feel like a...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 11, 2011 03:07 pm GMT2149 views
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How Open Data Could Make San Francisco Public Transportation Better [UPDATED]
Crowdsourcing Conference Draws a Crowd to San Francisco
document Distributed Knowledge

The crowdsourcing organization is expected to complete a study within six to eight weeks further refining the types of crowdsourcing verticals around which the industry will be organized, he said....

Jayne AnnNov 07, 2011 10:03 am GMT1001 views
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Crowdsourcing Conference Draws a Crowd to San Francisco
San Francisco startup make data science a sport
document Crowd Creativity

The data problems that need solving are so important that those who find the solutions should be paid like professional athletes, said Kaggle founder Anthony Goldbloom. By turning data-mining...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 14, 2012 10:19 pm GMT2597 views
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	  San Francisco startup make data science a sport
San Francisco startup make data science a sport
document Distributed Knowledge

In its grandest vision of itself, the 11-person company backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin will have tens of thousands of competitions running simultaneously. Guilds of data gurus will band...

Jason RobbinsApr 14, 2012 11:38 pm GMT1511 views
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San Francisco startup make data science a sport
San Francisco looks to tap into the open data economy
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

If the marketplace for civic applications based upon open data develops further, it could help with a key issue that has dogged the results of city app contests: sustainability. It could also help...

Jason RobbinsOct 21, 2012 10:33 am GMT1792 views
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San Francisco looks to tap into the open data economy
Crowdsourcing San Francisco Bay
article Distributed Knowledge

A historic scaw schooner that once hauled goods around San Francisco Bay is now part of an online crowdsourcing history project about the bay. Stanford University’s Center for Spatial and...

Claire MackayNov 02, 2012 12:16 pm GMT1616 views
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Crowdsourcing San Francisco Bay
Cutetown San Francisco iPad App Review: Complex and Interesting
article Distributed Knowledge

Think of this app as a high powered construction toy, the next evolution of city-building games. While it may be exactly be the “simple and casual” pastime advertised on the App Store page, it is...

Claire MackayMar 28, 2013 06:12 am GMT1976 views
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Cutetown San Francisco iPad App Review: Complex and Interesting
San Francisco Is Building A Social Network For Emergencies Only
article Tools

In collaboration with the design firm IDEO, the city is creating a social networking website and crowdsourcing app to connect people who want to help with those who need it. Through the SF72...

Fritz SchaeferJun 08, 2013 02:05 pm GMT1060 views
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San Francisco Is Building A Social Network For Emergencies Only
San Francisco To Test Online Participatory Budgeting
article Distributed Knowledge

In other words, in Brazil, direct democracy made policy smarter through the use of intelligent crowdsourcing. With any luck, the same success will come to San Francisco and, soon after, to the rest...

Samuel BennettSep 12, 2013 07:31 am GMT531 views
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San Francisco To Test Online Participatory Budgeting
San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Talks Online Democracy | Disrupt SF 2013
video Distributed Knowledge

The first group on stage at TechCrunch Disrupt is Michael Arrington speaking with San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee and VC Ron Conway. The group is discussing the amazing growth in tech jobs within the...

Samuel BennettSep 12, 2013 01:48 pm GMT545 views
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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee Talks Online Democracy | Disrupt SF 2013
Reset San Francisco
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

ResetSanFrancisco.org is an online and offline community dedicated to identifying, debating and implementing reforms that will make San Francisco the best run city in America. Many of these reforms...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 08, 2011 10:06 pm GMT864 views
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Reset San Francisco
Phil Ting’s Reset San Francisco Releases Beta Test of iPhone App, First in Mayoral Race
document Distributed Knowledge

The 1.0 version of the Reset San Francisco iPhone app is just one example of how Reset San Francisco founder Phil Ting is using web 2.0 tools to empower San Franciscans to get involved in local...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 20, 2011 05:45 am GMT1517 views
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Phil Ting’s Reset San Francisco Releases Beta Test of iPhone App, First in Mayoral Race
Azavea looks to expand PhillyTreeMap software, used in Sacramento, San Francisco, elsewhere
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

At last year’s Philly Tech Week, Azavea launched PhillyTreeMap, an app that brought crowdsourced tree mapping to Philadelphia, as Technically Philly reported. With successful implementations in...

Benjamin FosselMar 08, 2012 01:47 am GMT2601 views
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Azavea looks to expand PhillyTreeMap software, used in Sacramento, San Francisco, elsewhere
San Francisco To Help Citizens Create “Better Streets”
document Distributed Knowledge

When the New York City Department of Transportation created a website to solicit crowd-sourced suggestions for locating stations of the upcoming Bike Share program, it received over 70,000 votes...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 26, 2012 08:48 pm GMT607 views
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San Francisco To Help Citizens Create “Better Streets”
The Most Walkable Streets in San Francisco Aren’t Always the Ones You’d Think
document Tools

The Walkonomics web-app uses ‘Open Data’ and ‘Crowdsourcing’ to rate the pedestrian-friendliness of over 14,000 streets in San Francisco in the following categories: Road safety;...

Samuel BennettJun 10, 2012 01:45 pm GMT1021 views
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The Most Walkable Streets in San Francisco Aren’t Always the Ones You’d Think
Live in San Francisco? TaskRabbit will deliver an In-N-Out burger to you through this simple site
document Cloud Labor

The site is called BurgerTo.Me, and it does exactly what it sounds like it does. Sign in with TaskRabbit, make your order and tell the service where to deliver your grub: On-demand In-N-Out,...

Rebecca GutierrezAug 07, 2012 05:05 am GMT1057 views
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Live in San Francisco? TaskRabbit will deliver an In-N-Out burger to you through this simple site
San Francisco Rush-inspired Kickstarter rushes toward its goal
article Crowdfunding

Over 2,000 backers have pledged to contribute around $75,000 on Kickstarter. That leaves the game $50,000 short of its $125,000 goal with a week to go. That’s a pretty good position, since a flurry...

Jayne AnnNov 10, 2012 10:44 am GMT1455 views
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San Francisco Rush-inspired Kickstarter rushes toward its goal
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