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Archability Launches "Building Relief" Campaign to Support Superstorm Sandy Victims
document Crowd Creativity

Archability is a crowdsourced platform that allows individuals in needof architectural services to post projects to the site and have architectsand designers submit proposals for the job. From...

Pablo BracciniDec 11, 2012 11:01 pm GMT2040 views
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Archability Launches
1 Million Sign Digital Sympathy Card for Sandy Hook Victims
article Crowdfunding

Based on patterns of month-long crowdsourcing petitions on the site, Causes-Community Manager Alejandro De La Cruz predicts the card will be the first ever to top 2 million signatures....

Pablo BracciniDec 18, 2012 11:27 pm GMT1860 views
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1 Million Sign Digital Sympathy Card for Sandy Hook Victims
Crowdsourcing Science from Hurricane Sandy
blog Crowd Creativity

If you're in the storm's way and have a secure place to stay, consider taking part in a citizen-science effort to collect rainwater samples from the storm. Run by waterisotopes.org,...

Fiona MaresOct 28, 2012 12:26 am GMT1913 views
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Crowdsourcing Science from Hurricane Sandy
7 Great Places Online To Track Hurricane Sandy
article Distributed Knowledge

The Android and iPhone phone app Livestream lets anyone post live video, and they’re starting to do so on a special Sandy site. CNET also has a nice list of other useful apps–especially useful if a...

Harshida PatelOct 30, 2012 04:48 am GMT1631 views
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7 Great Places Online To Track Hurricane Sandy
Media platform Chute creates Weatherchute to share first-hand after-effects of Hurricane Sandy
article Distributed Knowledge

This form of citizen journalism helps to give the world a better understanding of the impact that this devastating storm has had on communities. People won’t need to rely on just footage from...

Benjamin FosselOct 31, 2012 06:07 am GMT1471 views
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Media platform Chute creates Weatherchute to share first-hand after-effects of Hurricane Sandy
Long Islanders Use Facebook, Google Docs to Find Loved Ones Post-Sandy
article Crowdfunding

Whether looking for a skillful barber or a top mobile app, crowdsourcing has become a staple of information gathering in the digital age. So, it’s no surprise that Long Island communities, greatly...

Samuel BennettNov 02, 2012 01:10 pm GMT1262 views
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Long Islanders Use Facebook, Google Docs to Find Loved Ones Post-Sandy
Crowdfunding to the Rescue Following Superstorm Sandy
article Crowdfunding

GoFundMe CEO Brad Damphousse says, “ We built GoFundMe to be the place where family, friends and communities come together and support one another when they need it most. Americans know that real...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 03, 2012 01:47 am GMT1206 views
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Crowdfunding to the Rescue Following Superstorm Sandy
Yoink Crowdsources Aid After Sandy
article Tools

Yoink, a virtual bulletin board which just launched two weeks ago, has been completely repurposed to provide aid to New Yorkers in Sandy’s wake. It’s now a peer-to-peer disaster relief site, where...

Sebastian BlancaNov 03, 2012 01:09 pm GMT1543 views
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Yoink Crowdsources Aid After Sandy
Crowdsourcing the Evaluation of Post-Sandy Building Damage Using Aerial Imagery
article Tools

A disaster response professional working in the affected areas for FEMA replied (via CrisisMappers) to Schuyler’s crowdsourcing efforts to confirm that: “Government agencies are working on...

Sebastian BlancaNov 03, 2012 01:32 pm GMT1428 views
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Crowdsourcing the Evaluation of Post-Sandy Building Damage Using Aerial Imagery
Instagram says Hurricane Sandy was the largest single photographed event with over 800k photos
article Crowd Creativity, Tools

Hurricane Sandy was the largest single event in the history of Instagram to be photographed and captured. This according to CEO Kevin Systrom, who told the crowd at GigaOm’s RoadMap conference...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 06, 2012 07:24 am GMT2464 views
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Instagram says Hurricane Sandy was the largest single photographed event with over 800k photos
Mountain View website helps coordinate, fund Superstorm Sandy relief efforts
article Crowdfunding

Fundly CEO Dave Boyce said Kimberley Bellinger’s work is at the root of his company’s goals. “It’s about people taking things into their own hands,” Boyce said. “Sandy has demonstrated that...

Harshida PatelNov 06, 2012 09:40 am GMT1535 views
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Mountain View website helps coordinate, fund Superstorm Sandy relief efforts
How Waze’s crowd-sourced data helped FEMA deliver the gas after Sandy
article Distributed Knowledge

Close to 30 million mobile app users turn to Waze to tap its crowd-sourced data for car directions. The Federal Emergency Management Association (FEMA) and the White House saw an opportunity to use...

Jayne AnnNov 07, 2012 12:48 pm GMT1417 views
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 How Waze’s crowd-sourced data helped FEMA deliver the gas after Sandy
Citizen Journalism Needs a Dose of Journalistic Ethics After Sandy
article Distributed Knowledge

Journalists should not be nice; the truth is not served by politeness. Citizen journalists need to get off Twitter for five minutes, make phone calls, and start investigating. As a citizen...

Samuel BennettNov 07, 2012 01:02 pm GMT1933 views
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Citizen Journalism Needs a Dose of Journalistic Ethics After Sandy
A Crowdsourced Documentary Project To Record The Devastation Of Sandy
article Distributed Knowledge

In partnership with MIT’s Center for Civic Media, Rachel Falcone and Michael Premo launched StoryLine, as they're trying to create a crowdsourced documentary on the after effect of Sandy....

Rebecca GutierrezNov 09, 2012 10:50 pm GMT1362 views
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A Crowdsourced Documentary Project To Record The Devastation Of Sandy
Crowdfunding for Sandy: Donations top $200k on Indiegogo
article Crowdfunding

Currently, 107 Sandy disaster relief crowdfunding campaigns are taking donations. The Help Long Beach project, for instance, was started by teachers in Long Beach, New York to feed and clothe the...

Adam FrazerNov 10, 2012 03:14 am GMT1486 views
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Crowdfunding for Sandy: Donations top $200k on Indiegogo
Crowdsourcing Volunteers Contribute to FEMA's Sandy Response
article Distributed Knowledge

Rich Serino, Deputy Administrator for FEMA, said the efforts by the volunteers from the Civil Air Patrol and those leveraging crowdsourcing to verify damage assessments and categorize the damage...

Harshida PatelNov 10, 2012 03:58 am GMT1613 views
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Crowdsourcing Volunteers Contribute to FEMA's Sandy Response
6 Innovative Fundraising Campaigns for Sandy Relief
article Crowdfunding

Established organizations, groups and individuals have been doing what they can from their own homes or neighborhoods, using technology and online services such as Indiegogo, Amazon and Facebook to...

Sebastian BlancaNov 10, 2012 07:11 am GMT1394 views
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6 Innovative Fundraising Campaigns for Sandy Relief
Lessons Learned From Sandy 'HurricaneHackers' Projects
article Distributed Knowledge

HurricaneHackers was an outlet for netizenship. For example, there were people developing the #SandyAid Followup project who tried to track followup to aid requests using the #SandyAid hashtag. It...

Samuel BennettNov 18, 2012 10:25 pm GMT1781 views
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Lessons Learned From Sandy 'HurricaneHackers' Projects
Hurricane Sandy's Social Media Clean-Up Efforts Help New York, New Jersey Recovery
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

One start-up, Recovers.org, is already investing in the future of crowdsourced disaster-recovery. The platform operates as an enclosed, single-purpose social network and gives communities the...

Jayne AnnNov 21, 2012 05:14 am GMT2065 views
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Hurricane Sandy's Social Media Clean-Up Efforts Help New York, New Jersey Recovery
Thanksgiving Charity: How to Help Sandy Victims via Twitter
article Tools

Last Thanksgiving, Twitter users sent 2.5 million “thankful” tweets. In the days leading up to this year’s holiday, those thankful tweets have become synonymous with post-Sandy related updates....

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 22, 2012 10:20 am GMT1954 views
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Thanksgiving Charity: How to Help Sandy Victims via Twitter
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