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Crowdsourcing for Mental Health Activism
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

The following are considerations one should keep in mind in crowdsourcing work: 1. Ethics 2. Validity of crowdsourced studies 3. Cultural sensitivity 4. Recruitment 5. Participant...

Benjamin FosselNov 24, 2011 02:55 pm GMT2919 views
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Crowdsourcing for Mental Health Activism
LinkedIn Cofounder Reid Hoffman Kicks Off the 2012 Guardian Activate Summit
document Crowdfunding

Among the highlights of the Guardian Activate Summit are as follows: On Kickstarter and crowdsourcing: “If people haven’t played with Kickstarter, I highly recommend it. It allowed movies...

Jason RobbinsMay 27, 2012 01:13 pm GMT1574 views
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LinkedIn Cofounder Reid Hoffman Kicks Off the 2012 Guardian Activate Summit
Defining creative crowdsourcing (crowdsourcing of creative activities)
blog Crowd Creativity

In the first year of writing a PhD thesis, you’re basically asked to define key terms and to set up a research question. I’m particularly interested in crowdsourcing, and more particularly...

Yannig RothJul 09, 2012 03:59 pm GMT1989 views
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Defining creative crowdsourcing (crowdsourcing of creative activities)
University of Wisconsin Partners with Survey Analytics to Track Flu Activity Through Crowdsourcing Smartphone App
document Tools

"With OutSmart Flu, we are crowdsourcing flu surveillance at UW-Madison," says Population Health Sciences professor Dr. Ajay Sethi. "Beyond just collecting the data, we are making...

Benjamin FosselOct 01, 2013 04:29 am GMT2180 views
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University of Wisconsin Partners with Survey Analytics to Track Flu Activity Through Crowdsourcing Smartphone App
Can a Mobile App Put Activism in Your Pocket?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

ONE is interesting because it doesn’t actually want your money. Instead, the organization asks its more than 2.5 million members for their collective voice. The ONE app, designed by @radical.media,...

Archenette EvangelioJun 01, 2011 08:37 pm GMT1721 views
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Can a Mobile App Put Activism in Your Pocket?
Leveraging Crowdsourcing: Activation-Supporting Components for IT-Based Ideas Competition
document Open Innovation

Ideas competitions appear to be a promising tool for crowdsourcing and open innovation processes, especially for business-to-business software companies. Active participation of potential lead...

Archenette EvangelioOct 15, 2011 10:55 pm GMT6266 views
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Leveraging Crowdsourcing: Activation-Supporting Components for IT-Based Ideas Competition
Not impressed with Wikipedia? Watch all of its activity in real-time
document 

Wikistream is a place where you can witness the crowdsourcing process in Wikipedia. Here’s how the project explains itself: "Hopefully wikistream provides a hint of just how active...

Sebastian BlancaDec 05, 2011 08:53 am GMT1780 views
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Not impressed with Wikipedia? Watch all of its activity in real-time
Tesco sales slump despite increase in social media activity
document Distributed Knowledge

The growth of online and mobile shopping has contributed to this slump in sales. Home delivery has been growing at double digits. Customers are using coupons, local shops and offers to get the...

Samuel BennettJan 13, 2012 10:46 pm GMT1347 views
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Tesco sales slump despite increase in social media activity
Crowdsourcing opera Opera By You awards active community members
document 

During the crowdsourcing project, which has been going on almost two years, over 400 members from around the world have taken part in creating the community opera and thousands of people are...

Jayne AnnApr 16, 2012 12:38 pm GMT2860 views
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Crowdsourcing opera Opera By You awards active community members
'Crowdsourcing is a new label for some very old activities'
document 

As Barry L Bayus noted, crowdsourcing is not really new. Public contests have a long history. With respect to focus groups, crowdsourcing is usually faster and cheaper. More important,...

Jayne AnnJun 17, 2012 02:43 pm GMT1177 views
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'Crowdsourcing is a new label for some very old activities'
Spigit aims to activate the crowd
article Tools

Paul Pluschkell, CEO and Founder at Spigit, took the time to answer some questions about crowdsourcing, mobile and what is next for Spigit an innovation engine that drives growth through...

Adam FrazerOct 18, 2012 02:03 am GMT1460 views
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Spigit aims to activate the crowd
Google Map Maker gets an Activity Stream to keep users informed of changes in their neighborhood
article Distributed Knowledge

Google hopes that the Activity Stream will encourage Map Maker users to add even more content, making Google Maps more and more accurate. Crowdsourcing maps has worked for Google so far, and the...

Samuel BennettNov 13, 2012 12:03 am GMT1405 views
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Google Map Maker gets an Activity Stream to keep users informed of changes in their neighborhood
Crowdsourced projects, platforms active in Chattanooga
article Crowdfunding

The prevalence of crowdsourced funding for startup businesses and charitable projects is on the rise, and local residents are using the online platforms for everything from video game production to...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 19, 2012 11:17 pm GMT1139 views
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Crowdsourced projects, platforms active in Chattanooga
NO.9 MOST READ STORY OF 2012: Pepsi and Red Bull Talk Instagram Activations
article 

"You're already seeing bands crowdsourcing Instagrams for their videos," Tittel said. "There's no reason that won't happen with brands. There are tons of opportunities...

Jayne AnnDec 25, 2012 11:49 pm GMT2262 views
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NO.9 MOST READ STORY OF 2012: Pepsi and Red Bull Talk Instagram Activations
Instagram Reports 90M Monthly Active Users, 40M Photos Per Day And 8500 Likes Per Second
article 

Other stats listed by the mobile photo sharing app tackle the specific ways users engage with Instagram. 40 million photos are posted daily to the service,for instance,and its users manage to...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 20, 2013 08:21 am GMT2219 views
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Instagram Reports 90M Monthly Active Users, 40M Photos Per Day And 8500 Likes Per Second
U.S. Equity Crowdfunding Activity, 2007-2012: new report from EquityNet
article 

Crowdfunding statistics and trends presented in this report are based on over 1,000 U.S. businesses that used EquityNet from 2007 to 2012 to seek equity-based crowdfunding from accredited Reg D...

Victoria CoppettFeb 20, 2013 09:14 pm GMT3173 views
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U.S. Equity Crowdfunding Activity, 2007-2012:  new report from EquityNet
Activyst Founders Help Girls Play Sports Through Active Bags
article 

It was the dedication to research and planning that helped the Activyst team develop a successful crowdsourcing campaign on the Indiegogo platform. They launched their first campaign in mid-March...

Jayne AnnApr 11, 2013 01:24 am GMT1508 views
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Activyst Founders Help Girls Play Sports Through Active Bags
Duolingo Comes To The iPad, Now Has More Than 5M Active Users
article 

The new iOS version–the old iPhone app is now a universal download – von Ahn notes, is not just a stretched version of crowdsourcing tool - Dulingo. Instead, the team decided to adapt the layout...

Benjamin FosselJul 11, 2013 02:36 pm GMT726 views
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Duolingo Comes To The iPad, Now Has More Than 5M Active Users
Nudge Is Like Reddit For Social Activities
article 

Nudge has a similar format to Reddit, allowing anyone to post an entry with a picture and a few hashtags that can then be upvoted by other members of the community. Users can search by...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 24, 2013 03:38 am GMT718 views
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Nudge Is Like Reddit For Social Activities
Groupon Buys SideTour To Add Local, Bespoke Activities To Its GrouponLive Events Business
article 

Groupon has bought SideTour, a marketplace where people can book places for small-scale, bespoke activities, and post their own events, too. The idea here is to move away from cookie-cutter...

Rebecca GutierrezSep 19, 2013 01:34 pm GMT821 views
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Groupon Buys SideTour To Add Local, Bespoke Activities To Its GrouponLive Events Business
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