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Baltimore Startup: SickWeather Is Crowdsourcing The Sickness Forecast INTERVIEW
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Sickweather allows its members to report directly to their map and forecast anonymously via the input field under "How Are You Feeling Today? They want perspective on when sickness bubbles...

Adam FrazerNov 23, 2012 03:18 am GMT1784 views
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Baltimore Startup: SickWeather Is Crowdsourcing The Sickness Forecast INTERVIEW
Sickweather
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Online social network for health & wellness, as well as a data aggregator for sickness forecasting & mapping.

Archenette EvangelioJan 14, 2012 08:36 am GMT2268 views
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Can Crowdsourcing Beat the Flu?
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Health professionals around the world already use online tools, such as Google Flu Trends, Health Map or Global Public Health Intelligence Network to track the spread of infectious diseases....

Jason RobbinsNov 18, 2011 04:16 am GMT1679 views
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Can Crowdsourcing Beat the Flu?
Crowdsourcing the Common Cold

With flu season in full swing many parts of the world, the folks at Sickweather hit on just the right time to launch their new website, which uses the crowdsourcing model to track the dreaded flu infection. The Sickweather team hopes that users will use this new software as a way to avoid catching flu this winter. We took a look at this new website to see what it’s all about.

Sickweather LLC, based in Baltimore, was co-founded and launched by three guys who grew up together in that area. They built the website as a way of getting a “perspective on when sickness bubbles up, where it travels and how it affects our lives.”

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Debbie ToddNov 21, 2011 09:50 pm GMT3102 views
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An Easy Way To Stay Away From Someone With The Flu [AUDIO INTERVIEW]
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A website that shows you where the people with sniffles and coughs are located so you can stay healthy. Sickweather is a site that aims to provide consumers with real-time information about illness...

Marco TorquatiFeb 11, 2012 02:22 pm GMT1153 views
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An Easy Way To Stay Away From Someone With The Flu [AUDIO INTERVIEW]
Mapping All of America's Illnesses
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How does SickWeather reach its diagnoses? Two ways. First, users can log on and pin their respective bugs onto the map. The company also uses a “patent-pending algorithm” that scans Facebook and...

Samuel BennettFeb 12, 2012 10:08 pm GMT1613 views
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Mapping All of America's Illnesses
Can you crowdsource health information via Twitter?
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Although the study was intended primarily as a “proof of concept,” in order to show that filtering information from Twitter could produce valuable data, the researchers said they uncovered some...

Luis Enrique MoralesJul 08, 2011 01:59 am GMT2495 views
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Can you crowdsource health information via Twitter?
Crowdsourced Symptom Maps, Preventative or Paranoia Inducing?
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Based on the information, a user can then avoid areas that have a high density of people reporting illness. While having a rough idea of high-density illness clusters are near you could be...

Harshida PatelNov 21, 2011 07:35 am GMT885 views
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Crowdsourced Symptom Maps, Preventative or Paranoia Inducing?
Five Cool, Crowdsourced Projects We've Noticed Lately

It's a holiday here in the United States today--Presidents' Day, when we commemorate a few of our visionary leaders from the past. In that same spirit, I've compiled a heaping handful of crowdsourced projects I've come across this month that represent the same kind of progressive, forward thinking.

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Eric MackFeb 21, 2012 01:45 am GMT6197 views
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Google and Twitter Help Track Influenza Outbreaks
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In tracking the flu, physicians and public health officials have a host of new surveillance tools at their disposal thanks to crowdsourcing and social media. Such tools let them get a sense of the...

Jayne AnnJan 11, 2013 03:33 am GMT1236 views
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Google and Twitter Help Track Influenza Outbreaks
Tracking the Flu Outbreak With the Crowd’s Help

Not sure how severe the flu outbreak is in your neighborhood? Check out these crowd-powered tools that are making it easy to track the epidemic. 

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Anton RootJan 23, 2013 06:36 pm GMT14799 views
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