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Syria: Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis to Identify Mass Human Rights Violations
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Crowdsourcing imagery analysis has proven to be a workable solution in several other projects & sectors. The “crowd” can indeed scan and tag vast volumes of satellite imagery data when that...

Pablo BracciniSep 10, 2011 03:00 pm GMT1804 views
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Syria: Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis to Identify Mass Human Rights Violations
Help Crowdsource Satellite Imagery Analysis for Syria: Building a Library of Evidence
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The idea is to provide volunteers the Standby Volunteer Task Force (SBTF) Satellite Team with as much of road map as possible so they know exactly what they’re looking for in the satellite...

Benjamin FosselSep 16, 2011 01:15 pm GMT2480 views
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Help Crowdsource Satellite Imagery Analysis for Syria: Building a Library of Evidence
Satellite images, crowdsourcing emerge as resource in search for missing climbers
document Tools

After hundreds of people looked over the images Friday night, Tomnod , a company that uses satellite images and crowdsourcing for geographical analytics, analyzed the data and determined that...

Benjamin FosselAug 01, 2012 04:39 am GMT1476 views
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Satellite images, crowdsourcing emerge as resource in search for missing climbers
Small satellite aims for launch thanks to money from crowd-funding
article Crowdfunding

To DeBenedictis, crowd-funding is part of the project's point. A lifelong space buff whose company sells astronomy apps, he wants people to feel connected to space and excited about space...

Harshida PatelSep 06, 2012 11:24 am GMT898 views
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Small satellite aims for launch thanks to money from crowd-funding
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 GMT1353 views
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GeoEye Foundation Grantee Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin Uses GeoEye-1 Satellite Imagery for Archeological Discovery in Mongolia
Instant Wild Satellite Cameras Protect Animals Through Crowdsourcing (video)
article Distributed Knowledge

Remote cameras are useful to wildlife conservationists, but their closed (or non-existent) networking limits the opportunities for tracking animals around the clock. The Instant Wild project's...

Harshida PatelSep 07, 2013 10:48 pm GMT650 views
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Instant Wild Satellite Cameras Protect Animals Through Crowdsourcing (video)
Company using satellite of disaster areas to crowdsource help
article Tools

In the event of a devastating storm, having quick images of flooding and damage from DigitalGlobe's five high-powered satellites can better direct response and even track patterns of human...

Pablo BracciniSep 08, 2013 06:07 am GMT635 views
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Company using satellite of disaster areas to crowdsource help
600,000 people scan satellite images in crowdsourcing effort to find missing jetliner
article Distributed Knowledge

DigitalGlobe is calling it a crowdsourcing campaign to help search crews. The company plans daily updates of the images on the search website, http://www.tomnod.com. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Harshida PatelMar 12, 2014 12:05 pm GMT473 views
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600,000 people scan satellite images in crowdsourcing effort to find missing jetliner
Combining Crowdsourced Satellite Imagery Analysis with Crisis Reporting: An Update on Syria
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

The satellite imagery analyzed by the SBTF was taken in early September. They could grab the August and September crisis data from Syria Tracker and turn the satellite imagery analysis data into...

Benjamin FosselSep 20, 2011 01:12 pm GMT1148 views
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Combining Crowdsourced Satellite Imagery Analysis with Crisis Reporting: An Update on Syria
Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for UNHCR-Somalia: Latest Results
document Distributed Knowledge

The Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for UNHCR-Somalia project represents an applied research & development initiative. In short, the project initiators certainly don’t have all the...

Samuel BennettNov 10, 2011 07:01 am GMT633 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for UNHCR-Somalia: Latest Results
Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship
document Distributed Knowledge

In the open-source spirit of Hackerspace, Mr Bauer and some friends came up with the idea of a distributed network of low-cost ground stations that can be bought or built by individuals.Used...

Adam FrazerJan 01, 2012 11:12 pm GMT964 views
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Hackers plan space satellites to combat censorship
Virtual Communities Tap Satellite Technologies for Disaster Response
document Distributed Knowledge

“This report shows that crowdsource mapping and space technologies are natural partners,” said Dr. Michael Simpson, Executive Director of Secure World Foundation. “Our challenge going forward is...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 15, 2012 11:24 pm GMT1131 views
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Virtual Communities Tap Satellite Technologies for Disaster Response
ArduSat Kickstarter project puts an Arduino-based satellite up for rent
document Crowdfunding

The ArduSat is loaded with sensors, cameras, and radios that will be available for use in just about any experiment you can think of, and that's the point: the team is trying to create an...

Luis Enrique MoralesJun 22, 2012 05:32 am GMT840 views
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ArduSat Kickstarter project puts an Arduino-based satellite up for rent
Preen.Me Global Beauty Platform Unveils Official Blog
article Distributed Knowledge

Preen.Me's overarching goal is to offer its members personalized product recommendations based on crowdsourcing and the user's social media graph, delivering a more holistic way to buy...

Jason RobbinsJul 24, 2013 09:20 am GMT506 views
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Preen.Me Global Beauty Platform Unveils Official Blog
Satellite Cameras Saving Endangered Species
video Distributed Knowledge

A remote monitoring system from product development firm Cambridge Consultants is helping conservationists at the Zoological Society of London (ZSL) combat poachers and track rare animals in the...

Harshida PatelSep 07, 2013 11:37 pm GMT681 views
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Satellite Cameras Saving Endangered Species
Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for Somalia: Results of Trial Run
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

This is a big data problem that needs mass human intervention until the software can catch up. Moreover, crowdsourcing has proven to be a workable solution in many other projects and sectors....

Fritz SchaeferAug 31, 2011 05:08 pm GMT1939 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Analysis for Somalia: Results of Trial Run
The Syrian War Crowdsourcing Experiment
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

AIUSA's Science for Human Rights Program specializes in analyzing satellite imagery from around the world for signs of demonstrations, inter-ethnic warfare and other potential indicators of...

Benjamin FosselSep 21, 2011 01:49 pm GMT2228 views
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The Syrian War Crowdsourcing Experiment
Kickstarter Project Will Launch Hundreds of Personal Satellites Into Space
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

His goal is to bring down the huge cost of spaceflight, allowing anyone to explore what has until now been the exclusive realm of governments and large companies," Manchester explains in his...

Harshida PatelOct 11, 2011 08:20 am GMT1884 views
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Kickstarter Project Will Launch Hundreds of Personal Satellites Into Space
Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Tagging to Support UNHCR in Somalia
document Distributed Knowledge

The project officially launches this Friday. The triangulated results will be pushed to a dedicated UNHCR Ushahidi map for review. This will allow UNCHR to add additional contextual data to the...

Harshida PatelNov 02, 2011 01:39 am GMT950 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Tagging to Support UNHCR in Somalia
ArduSat wants to put Arduino satellite, your experiments into orbit
document Crowdfunding

ArduSat's asking Kickstarter contributors to help them get a Arduino CubeSat off the ground. Headed by NanoSatisfi, a tech startup operating out of NASA's Ames Research Center, the...

Jason RobbinsJun 18, 2012 11:39 pm GMT940 views
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ArduSat wants to put Arduino satellite, your experiments into orbit
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