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Band of Academic-Plagiarism Sleuths Undoes German Politicians
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Mr. Guttenberg was hardly the only German politician to proudly affix "Dr." to his name, but he was the first to be subjected to the forensic scrutiny of an online examination of his...

Fritz SchaeferMay 16, 2011 07:42 am GMT4084 views
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Band of Academic-Plagiarism Sleuths Undoes German Politicians
New academic study confirms success of crowdsourcing ideas from customers
document Distributed Knowledge

If it’s true that greater awareness of crowdsourcing amongst consumer groups leads to more valuable contributions, then going forward major brands may reap the collective benefits. As using an...

Harshida PatelFeb 06, 2012 12:41 pm GMT1258 views
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New academic study confirms success of crowdsourcing ideas from customers
Crowdfunding and Its Growing Role in Academic Research
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Goals and methodologies funding research through crowd donations is growing in popularity.Microryza, a research-based crowdfunding site, launched at the start of 2012,and it follows other...

Pablo BracciniAug 14, 2012 01:00 am GMT1112 views
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Crowdfunding and Its Growing Role in Academic Research
Crowdsourcing lessons for academics
article Distributed Knowledge

One of the important lesson that the academics need to consider when doing their research is the lesson offered by the crowdsourcing methods.The term, introduced relatively recently into business...

Adam FrazerNov 19, 2012 03:37 am GMT1543 views
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Crowdsourcing lessons for academics
Why Clay Christensen is abandoning the traditional approach to academic research
article Distributed Knowledge

Christensen and co-author Derek van Bever instead crowdsourced 150 graduates of the school to better explain how companies are timidly investing their money instead of betting on market-creating...

Jason RobbinsJun 13, 2014 03:09 am GMT816 views
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Why Clay Christensen is abandoning the traditional approach to academic research
Sign Petition Against Academic Boycott of Israel
article Distributed Knowledge

Legal Insurrection reader crowdsourcing was critical in responding to the ASA boycott. We can do it again by spreading the word as to the Petition on Facebook, Twitter and by personal contacts....

Jayne AnnSep 22, 2014 12:40 pm GMT477 views
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Sign Petition Against Academic Boycott of Israel
Aussie Academic Journal to Publish Peer-Reviewed Journalism
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Research Journalism deserves the opportunity to make a global impact on contemporary journalism research and education.

Fritz SchaeferMay 19, 2011 01:46 am GMT2206 views
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Aussie Academic Journal to Publish Peer-Reviewed Journalism
Crowdsourcing as Academic Methodology
document Distributed Knowledge

It is not that academic study is set to become a giant ‘ask-the-audience’ exercise, but larger groups contain both wisdom and knowledge that can be tapped more effectively. It is at any rate worth...

Jayne AnnOct 19, 2011 03:22 pm GMT1378 views
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Crowdsourcing as Academic Methodology
Academics, Crowdsourcing, and Collectives
blog 

There is great value in online collaborative projects, ranging from Wikipedia, to Firefox, to Apache, Python, etc. We argued that such collective ways of thinking are scarce in academia though...

Pablo BracciniFeb 28, 2012 03:52 am GMT1417 views
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Academics, Crowdsourcing, and Collectives
Moving Academic Research Out of the Ivory Tower & Into the Crowd
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

For companies, crowdsourcing can come at a major advantage. The Guardian notes that BMW received 4,000 ideas within seven days of setting up its Virtual Innovation Agency, which invites people to...

Jayne AnnAug 01, 2012 01:03 am GMT1514 views
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Moving Academic Research Out of the Ivory Tower & Into the Crowd
Social Networks for Academics Proliferate, Despite Some Doubts
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Victor Henning, a co-founder, and his colleagues decided to link the researchers and to build an online research database, using the concept of crowdsourcing. The London-based site has evolved into...

Claire MackayMay 04, 2013 06:47 am GMT2254 views
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Social Networks for Academics Proliferate, Despite Some Doubts
Academic researchers turning to crowdfunding
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Academic researchers have started to embrace crowdfunding as an additional funding method to complement grant applications. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

John WhiteJun 22, 2013 04:22 am GMT989 views
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Academic researchers turning to crowdfunding
Acabiz
site Cloud Labor / Expert-tasks

Acabiz is a crowdsourcing platform, which allows academics (PhD and above) to provide direct consultancy services to companies. For companies (SMEs, large corporations, NGOs), Acabiz is a way to...

Acabiz TeamOct 03, 2011 08:44 pm GMT7295 views
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Acabiz
Academic Sector Leverages Open-Source Concept in Development
document Open Innovation

Uniform standards for conducting clinical trials and classifying data will certainly help streamline open-collaboration efforts. The biggest catalyst for such arrangements will remain the need by...

Jason RobbinsOct 13, 2011 07:03 am GMT1365 views
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Academic Sector Leverages Open-Source Concept in Development
Academic Representations of Crowdsourcing, Co-creation and Open Innovation
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Similar to the term crowdsourcing, there are a lot of definitions of co-creation out there. Author Yannig Roth thinks one can impose one or the other as a universal definition; some have a quite...

Claire MackayOct 25, 2011 01:38 pm GMT1884 views
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Academic Representations of Crowdsourcing, Co-creation and Open Innovation
Academic Room
site Distributed Knowledge / Reference

Academic Room is an online platform that was developed at Harvard University to facilitate interdisciplinary engagements among scholars and researchers around the world. Their mission is to curate...

Archenette EvangelioJan 24, 2012 08:28 am GMT8530 views
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Academic Room
10 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Academics
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The formal process of peer review allows for the credible evaluation of a scholar’s work. Peer review is most commonly associated with the publication of scholarly articles or papers, but extends...

Jayne AnnApr 12, 2012 08:14 am GMT2429 views
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10 Things Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Academics
Cooking Up a Crowdsourced Digitization Project that Scales
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On this new initiative called '' DIY History '' that crowdsources the transcription and tagging of primary sources, users can start transcribing without any training or...

Fiona MaresOct 22, 2012 11:07 pm GMT1908 views
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Cooking Up a Crowdsourced Digitization Project that Scales
Flooved
site Distributed Knowledge / Education

Flooved saves students money and help them study smarter by making textbooks interactive social and free. Along the lines of the Open Access movement, we source content from the world's...

Hamish BrocklebankAug 10, 2013 11:09 am GMT834 views
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Flooved
Reining in Crowdsourcing

The term “crowdsourcing” desperately needs some boundaries. Too many people have liberally applied the term to all manner of online—and offline—phenomena, but I argue crowdsourcing is, in fact, quite a narrowly defined concept. It is important to rein in crowdsourcing, because if the term rests on muddy foundations, people will continue to draw unstable, untested conclusions about the power and purpose of this model. I have dedicated my young academic career to the study of crowdsourcing, and I want to assert a clearer definition of crowdsourcing here for the sake of continued scholarly study and practical application.

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Daren C. BrabhamFeb 07, 2011 03:49 pm GMT4917 views
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