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Tomnod
site Distributed Knowledge / Social (or Peer) Production

Tomnod is a company of engineers, explorers, and adventurers. Tomnod's founders all have PhDs in engineering with expertise spanning human computation and crowdsourcing, machine learning,...

Fiona MaresJul 22, 2011 07:41 am GMT6570 views
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Tomnod
Tomnod Founder Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin @ TEDx
video 

In this video, you'll lLearn how Tomnod's crowdsourcing technology enabled a National Geographic expedition to travel to the wilds of Mongolia and discover hidden clues in their search...

Fiona MaresJul 22, 2011 07:52 am GMT5390 views
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Tomnod Founder Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin @ TEDx
Longmont's DigitalGlobe acquires crowdsourcing company Tomnod
blog Distributed Knowledge

"Tomnod has been at the forefront of innovation in the growing field of crowdsourcing of earth observation imagery analysis, combining their unique and novel algorithms with deep GIS and...

Tim SatterthwaiteApr 09, 2013 01:58 am GMT1566 views
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Longmont's DigitalGlobe acquires crowdsourcing company Tomnod
Tomnod, Google Earth and MH370 Change the World
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing and Google Earth have forever changed the way the world responds to disasters such as the loss of flight MH370 and the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011, say participants at...

Samuel BennettApr 08, 2014 12:44 am GMT1024 views
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Tomnod, Google Earth and MH370 Change the World
Company uses the crowd to solve mysteries
article Distributed Knowledge

One of Tomnod’s founders, Albert Yu-Min Lin, is a research scientist at the university and a noted explorer. He led three summer expeditions to Mongolia, guided in part by crowdsourcing scrutiny of...

Jason RobbinsSep 06, 2012 01:55 am GMT2863 views
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Company uses the crowd to solve mysteries
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 GMT1237 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Tagging to Support UNHCR in Somalia
Satellite images, crowdsourcing emerge as resource in search for missing climbers
document 

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 GMT2136 views
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Satellite images, crowdsourcing emerge as resource in search for missing climbers
Six months later, search continues for retired CU-Boulder professor Evi Nemeth
article Distributed Knowledge

Evi Nemeth, along with thousands of others, inspects satellite images provided for free by DigitalGlobe and helps tag objects in the pictures on a crowdsourcing website -- tomnod.com -- run by...

Claire MackayDec 06, 2013 08:12 am GMT1056 views
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Six months later, search continues for retired CU-Boulder professor Evi Nemeth
Q&A: What Crowdsourcing Means to Indonesia’s Forests
article Distributed Knowledge

The power of the crowd has been called upon in Indonesia to suggest government ministers, find a new city logo and search for missing Malaysian Airlines flight MH370. Now, a crowdsourcing...

Claire MackayNov 12, 2014 10:11 am GMT873 views
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Q&A: What Crowdsourcing Means to Indonesia’s Forests
Crowd Coffee: December 30
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this edition: Tomnod again crowdsourcing missing plane; crowdsourcing the Democratic agenda; Kickstarter's effect on film photography; crowdfunding tips; sharing economy in the new year; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgDec 30, 2014 04:02 pm GMT2665 views
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DigitalGlobe launches map crowdsourcing to assist Nepal quake relief
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Longmont-based company on Sunday deployed its FirstLook system, directing its WorldView-1, WorldView-3, and GeoEye-1 to take sweeping high-resolution images of affected areas and making them...

Claire MackayApr 28, 2015 12:39 am GMT1108 views
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DigitalGlobe launches map crowdsourcing to assist Nepal quake relief
Crowdfunding and Crowdsourcing Efforts Aim to Help Nepal Earthquake Victims
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

On Saturday, a powerful 7.8 magnitude earthquake rolled through Nepal. The disaster left over 5000 people dead and countless other injured, in desperate need of aid. In the past, the vast majority of people from around the world could only stand by and hope for the best. With new crowd-powered technologies emerging, however, those who wish to contribute to the relief efforts can do so via the internet.

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Anton RootApr 29, 2015 06:50 pm GMT2377 views
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Help Track Down Illegal Fishing Boats in Cocos Island, Costa Rica From Your Computer
article Distributed Knowledge

Turtle Island Restoration Network is proud to announce a new pilot program to find illegal fishing vessels within the Marine Protected Area surrounding Cocos Island, Costa Rica. Turtle Island...

Samuel BennettAug 19, 2015 08:08 am GMT771 views
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Help Track Down Illegal Fishing Boats in Cocos Island, Costa Rica From Your Computer
Crowd Coffee: August 28
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

In this Crowd Coffee: another big firm turns to crowdfunding; predicting how the recent global market fluctuations will affect crowdfunding; a look back at Tomnod's crowdsourced MH370 plane search; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 28, 2015 09:30 am GMT3158 views
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Online 'Mappers' Track Child Slavery in Ghana
article Distributed Knowledge

The crowdsourcing project Tomnod is working with the public-private partnership The Global Fund to End Slavery to produce accurate and public data that could be used by activists, campaigners, and...

Samuel BennettOct 29, 2015 02:09 am GMT636 views
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Online 'Mappers' Track Child Slavery in Ghana
Help Crowdsource Satellite Imagery Analysis for Syria: Building a Library of Evidence
document 

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 GMT2903 views
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Help Crowdsource Satellite Imagery Analysis for Syria: Building a Library of Evidence
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 GMT1516 views
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Combining Crowdsourced Satellite Imagery Analysis with Crisis Reporting: An Update on Syria
UN Volunteer Crowdsource Opportunity
document 

The SAC, an operational establishment in charge of America's land-based strategic bomber aircraft and land-based intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) strategic nuclear arsenal, is...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 24, 2011 12:35 pm GMT2501 views
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UN Volunteer Crowdsource Opportunity
USGIF Crowdsourcing Big Data presentation
video 

Luke Barrington from Tomnod and John Lucier from DigitalGlobe talk about the big data problem in satellite imaging and present an innovative approach to solving it using crowdsourcing. The two...

Fritz SchaeferJun 25, 2012 06:28 am GMT1192 views
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USGIF Crowdsourcing Big Data presentation
Crowdsourcing Team Assists in Climber Search
document 

The crowdsourcing team, Tomnod, led by National Geographic Emerging Explorer Albert Lin, is assisting in the search for the mountaineers by asking the public to examine satellite images of the...

Samuel BennettJul 29, 2012 05:11 am GMT1169 views
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Crowdsourcing Team Assists in Climber Search
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