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The Washington Post Launches Platform for Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

“The Washington Post’s Crowd Sourced pages offer an opportunity for readers to weigh in on key questions shaped by leading Post journalists who closely follow the issues. Through this interactive...

Fritz SchaeferAug 01, 2012 10:31 pm GMT2404 views
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The Washington Post Launches Platform for Crowdsourcing
Washington cleantech leaders recognized
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The Pivotal Leaders program, which started in 2010 to recognize the area’s most innovative cleantech executives, is a crowdsourced nomination process that then allows nominees to choose the winners...

Fritz SchaeferJun 06, 2012 11:40 pm GMT624 views
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Washington cleantech leaders recognized
3 Challenges with Proposed Equity Crowdfunding in Washington State.
blog Crowdfunding

Lawmakers and entrepreneurs gathered in Seattle on Aug. 7th for the Washington Equity Crowdfunding Summit to discuss the bill and proposed rules. As the dialogue played out Brody Lessing of...

Bret ConkinAug 15, 2014 08:56 pm GMT800 views
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3 Challenges with Proposed Equity Crowdfunding in Washington State.
Editor & Publisher: Washington Post to start crowdsourcing
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Post reporters will use Intersect – a beta website that lets users share stories through time and location for all to see – to report stories and lead the conversation with readers.

Cristina CaineNov 09, 2010 06:19 am GMT1211 views
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Editor & Publisher: Washington Post to start crowdsourcing
Young people from across the world crowdsource a declaration for how they will achieve an AIDS-free generation
document Distributed Knowledge

This year the YouthForce has crowdsourced a ‘Declaration for Change’, where young people from across the world (over 90 different countries) participated in an online platform to select and...

Jayne AnnJul 22, 2012 11:24 pm GMT1013 views
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Young people from across the world crowdsource a declaration for how they will achieve an AIDS-free generation
Washington State Needs Its Own Crowdfunding Law
document Crowdfunding

Washington should enact its own mini-crowdfunding exemption,but it should not be modeled on the federal act. Instead,the Washington Securities Division or the Legislature should craft an...

Fritz SchaeferJul 27, 2012 02:23 am GMT898 views
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Washington State Needs Its Own Crowdfunding Law
What information needs mapping in Washington?
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OpenPlans, the people behind OpenTripPlanner and BikePlanner.org, are releasing a new crowdsourced mapping tool called Shareabouts. For the launch, they are asking people to suggest mapping...

Samuel BennettSep 12, 2012 01:55 am GMT1312 views
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What information needs mapping in Washington?
What if Everyone in Washington Died From Cancer?
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Crowdsourcing website - CureLauncher.com is supporting a new metastatic breast cancer treatment from esteemed cancer researcher Dr. Lee Roy Morgan. Each person who contributes $25 or more to...

Adam FrazerNov 27, 2012 08:37 am GMT819 views
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What if Everyone in Washington Died From Cancer?
Kiva City D.C. Launches to Bolster Small Business Growth in Greater Washington, D.C. Area
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“This initiative gives everyone a chance to help make a difference in the life of D.C.’s economy,” said Matt Flannery, Kiva’s co-founder and Chief Executive Officer. “By lending as little as $25...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 11, 2013 12:59 am GMT1198 views
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Kiva City D.C. Launches to Bolster Small Business Growth in Greater Washington, D.C. Area
A Crowdsourced Budget Transparency Platform Trial for Seattle & Washington State
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The British Tories Budget Project is another example of engaging the public in assessing a proposed budget (inspired by the earlier MPs expense scandal) However, the technology it used was not as...

Samuel BennettMar 18, 2013 09:10 am GMT2184 views
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A Crowdsourced Budget Transparency Platform Trial for Seattle & Washington State
Fundrise Crowdsources Real Estate Developments in Washington, D.C.
article Crowdfunding

Although the JOBS Act passed, the SEC is more than a half a year behind on releasing the crowdfunding guidelines that would thus allow all people to start using the technique to find investors. The...

Jayne AnnJun 28, 2013 07:49 am GMT1110 views
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Fundrise Crowdsources Real Estate Developments in Washington, D.C.
Washington woman unintentionally live-tweets husband's death in fatal crash
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A woman who tweets about traffic in Vancouver, Wash., was writing about a fatal car collision for about an hour yesterday before realizing that her husband had died in the crash. A charitable...

Jason RobbinsDec 06, 2013 10:26 am GMT904 views
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Washington woman unintentionally live-tweets husband's death in fatal crash
After Washington Mudslide, 3 Charities Raise $7 Million For Families In Need
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In addition to the official fundraising efforts, individual families have used crowdsourcing to raise money for a variety of needs. A handful of efforts on a crowd-funding site called GoFundMe have...

Harshida PatelMay 23, 2014 01:33 pm GMT656 views
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After Washington Mudslide, 3 Charities Raise $7 Million For Families In Need
5 Mobile Apps For Visiting Washington, D.C.
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Agencies increasingly have the tools to implement customer-facing mobile products. DigitalGov is one platform that provides agencies with resources like a crowdsourcing toolkit, a mobile code...

Harshida PatelJun 08, 2014 03:22 pm GMT386 views
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5 Mobile Apps For Visiting Washington, D.C.
New Mexico Asks Citizens for Budget Ideas
document Distributed Knowledge

In this article, the following crowdsourcing efforts are mentioned: New Mexico Governor Susana Martinez invited the public to submit ideas on how to cut waste and reduce the size of government....

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 25, 2011 03:00 am GMT5764 views
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New Mexico Asks Citizens for Budget Ideas
Intel, University of Washington create 3D models with Web images
video Crowd Creativity, Tools

The work (3D models with Web images ) is being done at the University of Washington, where researchers have crowd-sourced images from the Web and created 3D re-construction of St. Peter's...

Sebastian BlancaOct 20, 2011 01:17 pm GMT2010 views
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Intel, University of Washington create 3D models with Web images
Design Your Own Girl Scout Cookie
document Crowd Creativity

The Girl Scouts of Western Washington's recently held competition is a great example of an organization raising awareness for its fundraising product with a community-based contest that...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 12, 2012 01:38 pm GMT2546 views
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Design Your Own Girl Scout Cookie
Scientists building crowdsourced encyclopedia to further Puget Sound recovery
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“We call what we’re trying to do curated crowdsourcing,” UW's Jeff Rice said. Organizers will officially launch the site, which has been online in a test version since May, with a panel...

Jason RobbinsOct 18, 2012 03:19 am GMT1534 views
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Scientists building crowdsourced encyclopedia to further Puget Sound recovery
Crowdsourcing the cosmos: Astronomers welcome all to identify star clusters in Andromeda galaxy
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No astronomy experience is needed; volunteers can start after taking a brief tutorial at www.andromedaproject.org. Crowdsourcing is needed because of the huge volume of data. There may be as many...

Fiona MaresDec 05, 2012 06:18 am GMT1519 views
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Crowdsourcing the cosmos: Astronomers welcome all to identify star clusters in Andromeda galaxy
The dark side of crowdsourcing: Petitioners call for Catholic Church to be designated a “hate group”
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A new petition, created just last week on Christmas Day, calls for the Roman Catholic Church to be classified as a hate group, “as defined by both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the...

Harshida PatelJan 06, 2013 01:10 am GMT1896 views
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The dark side of crowdsourcing: Petitioners call for Catholic Church to be designated a “hate group”
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