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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 GMT5770 views
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Tomnod
Tomnod Founder Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin @ TEDx
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

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 GMT4789 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 GMT1292 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 GMT759 views
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Tomnod, Google Earth and MH370 Change the World
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 GMT1774 views
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Satellite images, crowdsourcing emerge as resource in search for missing climbers
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 GMT2679 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 GMT1065 views
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Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery Tagging to Support UNHCR in Somalia
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 GMT799 views
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Six months later, search continues for retired CU-Boulder professor Evi Nemeth
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 GMT2661 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 GMT1249 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 GMT2173 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 GMT1039 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 GMT970 views
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Crowdsourcing Team Assists in Climber Search
Why Crowdsourcing is Here to Stay
document Distributed Knowledge

Here are some of the latest iterations of inviting the masses to weigh in: • Heineken • The Washington Post • Netflix • Nivea • Collins Dictionary • The UN Organisation for Food and...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 03, 2012 05:22 am GMT871 views
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Why Crowdsourcing is Here to Stay
NT Concepts’ “Golden Ticket Winners” Gain an Insider’s Perspective of the 2012 GEOINT Symposium
document Distributed Knowledge

“I think the most notable part of the panel came from Shay Har-Noy, CEO of Tomnod. In his speech he told a story about how some time ago some of his friends went missing while hiking in...

Fiona MaresNov 18, 2012 12:58 pm GMT870 views
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NT Concepts’ “Golden Ticket Winners” Gain an Insider’s Perspective of the 2012 GEOINT Symposium
DigitalGlobe... Your Eyes Are Needed For A Most Worthy Effort (Imagery)
article 

Upon collection, DigitalGlobe launched it’s recently acquired Tomnod Crowdsourcing System (TCS) to help extract the information from the image. The Tomnod approach is most powerful in situations...

Jason RobbinsJun 19, 2013 08:25 am GMT1241 views
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DigitalGlobe... Your Eyes Are Needed For A Most Worthy Effort (Imagery)
DigitalGlobe Turns to the Crowd to Analyze Post-Typhoon Images
article 

The technology DigitalGlobe is using for the effort was developed by Tomnod, a startup Barrington cofounded. DigitalGlobe bought Tomnod, which was based in San Diego, for an undisclosed price...

Harshida PatelNov 16, 2013 08:50 am GMT1588 views
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DigitalGlobe Turns to the Crowd to Analyze Post-Typhoon Images
The Crowd Asked to Help in Search for the Missing Malaysia Airlines Plane

The mysterious disappearance of the Malaysia Airlines plane has caused international search teams to spring into action, with at least 40 ships and 35 aircraft looking for signs of the plane’s wreckage. And the crowd is being asked to pitch in, too.

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Anton RootMar 11, 2014 09:21 pm GMT17415 views
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600,000 people scan satellite images in crowdsourcing effort to find missing jetliner
article 

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 GMT955 views
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600,000 people scan satellite images in crowdsourcing effort to find missing jetliner
DigitalGlobe crowdsource search reboots with new Malaysia plane images
article 

Satellite company DigitalGlobe's online crowdsourcing platform experienced an unprecedented number of visitors within the first 24 hours of a campaign to locate the missing Malaysian...

Fritz SchaeferMar 13, 2014 08:24 am GMT1520 views
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DigitalGlobe crowdsource search reboots with new Malaysia plane images
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