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IndieGoGo releases new algorithm for promoting crowdfunding projects
document Crowdfunding

The algorithm, which IndieGoGo co-founder and chief executive Slava Rubin explained lightly given its proprietary nature, ranks different funding projects based on interactions with its IndieGoGo...

Samuel BennettMar 12, 2012 01:34 am GMT3137 views
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IndieGoGo releases new algorithm for promoting crowdfunding projects
Solve Algorithm Problem Through Crowdsourcing Challenge
document Open Innovation

This program is funded in part by an NIH/NCRR grant supporting Harvard Catalyst’s ongoing investigation of the applicability and results of open innovation methodologies in academic biomedical...

Samuel BennettOct 20, 2011 04:03 pm GMT1607 views
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Solve Algorithm Problem Through Crowdsourcing Challenge
Data Derbies: How Companies Crowdsource Algorithms
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In 2006, Netflix made its vast database of user-generated movie ratings available to the public, offering $1 million to the first team that could improve the accuracy of the company’s...

Benjamin FosselNov 04, 2011 09:26 pm GMT2041 views
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Data Derbies: How Companies Crowdsource Algorithms
Autonomous Space Capture Challenge Opens Algorithmic Crowdsourcing to General Public
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Autonomous Space Capture Challenge is open to all eligible participants but especially teams from high schools and colleges. Four winning submissions will be tested aboard the International...

Jayne AnnMar 06, 2012 11:32 pm GMT3049 views
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Autonomous Space Capture Challenge Opens Algorithmic Crowdsourcing to General Public
MIT Algorithms, Crowdsourcing Help Locate Endangered Animals
article Distributed Knowledge

The system, dubbed SLOOP, searches through thousands of images, using pattern-recognition algorithms to analyze features in each image, such as an animal’s arrangement of stripes or spots. The...

Sebastian BlancaMay 02, 2013 01:09 pm GMT1688 views
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MIT Algorithms, Crowdsourcing Help Locate Endangered Animals
Artificial Intelligence Algorithm Beat Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

One thing that may have possibly caused this current situation is the Turkers' low wages which inevitably impacts quality. If this is the case then Amazon is going to need to find ways of...

Tonya Van Dijk Dec 23, 2010 05:56 pm GMT4285 views
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Artificial Intelligence Algorithm Beat Crowdsourcing
TurKit: A Toolkit for Human Computation Algorithms
document Open Innovation

Rob Miller, associate professor and leader of the User Interface Design Group in MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Lab, whose research lies at the intersection of user...

Pablo BracciniApr 10, 2011 09:08 pm GMT2034 views
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TurKit: A Toolkit for Human Computation Algorithms
TunedIT
site Open Innovation / R & D

TunedIT platform is the first online laboratory dedicated to development of intelligent algorithms through crowdsourcing - the easiest and most cost-efficient way of doing research, in massively...

Marcin WojnarskiApr 19, 2011 01:17 pm GMT1587 views
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TunedIT
How 'Foldit' Players and Scientists Simultaneously Created Better Algorithms
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Yet at the same time and completely independently of the Foldit players, scientists were working on their own algorithm using a far more advanced set of tools than the ones provided to the...

Jason RobbinsNov 08, 2011 10:52 am GMT1337 views
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How 'Foldit' Players and Scientists Simultaneously Created Better Algorithms
3 Reasons Open Innovation Delivers Amazing Algorithms
Open Innovation

Here are three compelling reasons you should consider an Open Innovation approach to tackle your biggest algorithmic challenges.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJul 22, 2012 03:47 pm GMT5392 views
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Human Workers, Managed by an Algorithm
document Cloud Labor

Stephanie Hamilton is part of something larger than herself. She's part of a computer program. The 38-year-old resident of Kingston, Jamaica, recently began performing small tasks assigned...

Adam FrazerJul 31, 2012 10:26 pm GMT1781 views
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Human Workers, Managed by an Algorithm
TopCoder's Open Community Challenge Process Yields 970 Fold Increase in Speed for Big Data Genomics Sequencing Algorithm
document Open Innovation

"This is a proof-of-concept demonstration that we can bring people together not only from different schools and different disciplines, but from entirely different economic sectors, to solve...

Benjamin FosselFeb 07, 2013 10:45 pm GMT1100 views
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TopCoder's Open Community Challenge Process Yields 970 Fold Increase in Speed for Big Data Genomics Sequencing Algorithm
iCoolhunt's Quest to Engineer an Algorithm to Crack the "Code of Cool" Funded by Italy's Largest Bank
document Tools

"Creativity is like lightning--it can hit anywhere, anytime.We want to track that spontaneous insight on a global scale with iCoolhunt to prove that there is a universal-code for what...

Fiona MaresMar 13, 2013 04:22 am GMT1280 views
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iCoolhunt's Quest to Engineer an Algorithm to Crack the
Volunteers and Algorithms Need Training to Find MH370
article Distributed Knowledge

The experience with crowdsourcing maps from satellite imagery in the ORCHID and Collabmap projects, has shown that such large crowdsourcing efforts require the use of a combination of human...

Jayne AnnMar 14, 2014 12:44 pm GMT335 views
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Volunteers and Algorithms Need Training to Find MH370
Canadian hi-tech company offers $45,000 for the best algorithm for identification of substances from electromagnetic signatures.
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Another great application and power of crowdsourcing with a substantial prize, illustrating the value companies put on the innovation they derive from crowdsourcing projects.

Marcin WojnarskiMay 12, 2011 12:35 pm GMT3987 views
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Canadian hi-tech company offers $45,000 for the best algorithm for identification of substances from electromagnetic signatures.
Klout to update algorithm, launch score insights tomorrow
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

Since sites like Twitter, Facebook, WordPress, Tumblr, and YouTube let us become “broadcasters”,Klout CEO Joe Fernandez feels that people should be measured as well. The data that people put into...

Sebastian BlancaOct 26, 2011 09:01 pm GMT2211 views
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Klout to update algorithm, launch score insights tomorrow
USPTO $10,000 Phased Innovation Competition Seeks Incremental Returns in Patent ID Process
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Software developers from around the world and the TopCoder community are invited to compete in the next challenge phase in the Imaging and Text Recognition Innovation Challenge series to develop...

Adam FrazerMar 27, 2012 04:28 am GMT2243 views
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USPTO $10,000 Phased Innovation Competition Seeks Incremental Returns in Patent ID Process
Defense Threat Reduction Agency and U.S. STRATCOM Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Award $1 Million Prize for New Techniques for Rapid Characterization of Pathogens
document Open Innovation

"Making the $1-million award open to all participants,regardless of nationality, encouraged participation from a broader community than we might normally be able to reach for this type of...

Tonya Van Dijk Dec 06, 2013 05:17 am GMT891 views
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Defense Threat Reduction Agency and U.S. STRATCOM Center for Combating Weapons of Mass Destruction Award $1 Million Prize for New Techniques for Rapid Characterization of Pathogens
Portal Algorithms: Understanding Project Placement
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Most crowdfunding portals outline the basic steps for success, yet even when followed, many projects never find their way onto the website’s featured page. Although some websites like Indiegogo...

Aaron DjekicJan 03, 2014 09:05 pm GMT836 views
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Portal Algorithms: Understanding Project Placement
Netflix
site Open Innovation / R & D

Netflix's mantra is "connecting people to the movies they love." To help customers find those movies, Netflix developed a world-class movie recommendation system: Cinematch. Its job...

Carl EspostiOct 01, 2010 05:11 pm GMT1798 views
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