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Citizen Effect
site Crowdfunding / Donations, Philanthropy and Sponsorship

Citizen Effect is driven by the idea that anyone can make a real and significant impact in the world. It is their mission to provide everyday citizens the tools and networks they need to work...

Fritz SchaeferMar 23, 2011 12:05 am GMT1940 views
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Citizen Effect
Matchmaking services for scientists, citizen volunteers
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

It was the increasing popularity of ScienceforCitizens.net—more than 10,000 visitors per month—that convinced Cavalier there was a need for a more robust way to connect scientists with citizens,...

Benjamin FosselNov 13, 2011 02:39 pm GMT1752 views
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Matchmaking services for scientists, citizen volunteers
A Matchmaking Service to Unite Scientists and Citizen Volunteers
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Users can search for opportunities by topic – archeology, climate & weather, physics, etc.—or by activity, such as “at the beach,” “in the car,” or “while fishing.” Advertisers will target...

Jayne AnnNov 14, 2011 01:12 am GMT1435 views
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A Matchmaking Service to Unite Scientists and Citizen Volunteers
On Michael Kaiser and Citizen Critics
document Distributed Knowledge

In response to Michael Kaiser's comments on citizen critics, author Ian David Moss said: "Citizen critics are the potential saviors of the artistic marketplace. However, that’s not...

Jason RobbinsNov 27, 2011 02:39 pm GMT884 views
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On Michael Kaiser and Citizen Critics
The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
document Distributed Knowledge

The Guardian's over-arching commitment to an open and collaborative newsroom makes it a natural home for the citizens agenda. The citizens agenda is a simple concept, and their approach...

Fritz SchaeferDec 08, 2011 09:29 pm GMT821 views
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The citizens agenda: making election coverage more useful
Citizen scientists' climate-impact survey wraps up
document Distributed Knowledge

"Forests play a huge role in regulating climates at global scale and provide livelihoods for many millions of people, so understanding how they are going to change and adapt to changing...

Benjamin FosselDec 29, 2011 01:46 pm GMT999 views
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Citizen scientists' climate-impact survey wraps up
Citizen Journalism and the Internet
document Distributed Knowledge

This paper summarizes recent discussions about Citizen journalism: its various forms and coming of age; its role in international news; the opportunities for a more democratic practice of...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 19, 2012 12:23 pm GMT2340 views
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Citizen Journalism and the Internet
Citizen Journalism: Something for Nothing Won’t Last Long
document Crowd Creativity

According to Poynter.org's managing editor, Steve Myers, CNN has been relatively forward-thinking in its approach to citizen journalism. They mix iReport content (from unpaid citizen...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 19, 2012 10:39 pm GMT2519 views
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Citizen Journalism: Something for Nothing Won’t Last Long
Citizen Science’s New Wave
document Distributed Knowledge

The new research group Extreme Citizen Science (ExCiteS) at University College London is one team that is actively developing research tools intended for use by anyone, with the goal of aiding...

Fritz SchaeferFeb 23, 2012 05:16 am GMT1338 views
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Citizen Science’s New Wave
Citizen scientists uncover a galaxy of bubbles
document Distributed Knowledge

Online volunteers have led to the creation of a catalog of over 5,000 interstellar gas bubbles which will allow astronomers to explore the mechanisms underlying the formation of massive stars....

Samuel BennettMar 13, 2012 01:10 am GMT1103 views
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Citizen scientists uncover a galaxy of bubbles
Citizens Contribute Over 1 Million Observations to National Nature Database
document Distributed Knowledge

The US Geological Survey (USGS), which runs USNPN , released the details in an announcement today: "The millionth observation was done by Lucille Tower, a citizen-scientist in...

Fritz SchaeferMay 10, 2012 06:33 am GMT1306 views
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Citizens Contribute Over 1 Million Observations to National Nature Database
Scottish citizen journalists: charting the Olympic torch relay
document Distributed Knowledge

Citizen relay aims to capture the alternative stories of the torch relay, turning the camera away from the flame and back onto the crowds and communities that it passes through. This is not about...

Adam FrazerJun 08, 2012 01:39 pm GMT708 views
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Scottish citizen journalists: charting the Olympic torch relay
Victorian-era citizen science: reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated
article Distributed Knowledge

The continental-scale citizen science projects carried about by Maury and Whewell are a nice reminder of what was possible before our age of the Internet and mobile communications. Maury and...

Claire MackayAug 30, 2012 01:19 pm GMT1485 views
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Victorian-era citizen science: reports of its death have been greatly exaggerated
Is citizen science the best approach? Understanding Citizen Science and Environmental Monitoring
document Distributed Knowledge

This paper provides synthesis of extant citizen science projects using a novel cross-cutting approach to objectively assess understanding of citizen science and environmental monitoring...

Luis Enrique MoralesNov 27, 2012 03:21 pm GMT2231 views
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Is citizen science the best approach? Understanding Citizen Science and Environmental Monitoring
Science: Citizens Are Getting to the Basics
article Distributed Knowledge

Citizen science is changing science as we know it. It involves everyday citizens and trained scientists coming together, crowdsourcing data and creating meaningful research. This movement provides...

Jason RobbinsApr 21, 2013 04:21 am GMT1793 views
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Science: Citizens Are Getting to the Basics
Mayors, City Councils Can Boost Local Citizen-Led Renewal With Help from ReCitizen
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Cunningham continued, "ReCitizen's tools can be adapted to any local situation. For instance, many distressed communities are creating land banks of abandoned properties. But this takes...

Claire MackayAug 08, 2013 01:47 pm GMT1074 views
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Mayors, City Councils Can Boost Local Citizen-Led Renewal With Help from ReCitizen
Foldit: Citizen Scientists "thinking together" to find a cure for cancer
document Distributed Knowledge

#1 The power of distributed thinking. Using networks of human minds to solve problems goes a step beyond crowdsourcing techniques for performing work tasks. #2 The power of gaming. The prospect of...

Carl EspostiNov 12, 2010 03:39 am GMT6597 views
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Foldit: Citizen Scientists
HP And The Upright Citizens Brigade’s Crowdsourced Improv
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Some critics are hesitant about crowdsourcing. But HP ePrint dared to try it bring to life the benefit of their product’s new technology. Good choice, HP!

Archenette EvangelioJan 31, 2011 01:12 pm GMT1825 views
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HP And The Upright Citizens Brigade’s Crowdsourced Improv
Citizen Science Genomics as a Model for Crowdsourced Preventive Medicine Research
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This paper presents citizen science genomics, a research model contemplated for large-scale execution of preventive medicine research in crowdsourced cohorts. The model integrates personal genomic...

Archenette EvangelioFeb 13, 2011 11:59 pm GMT2601 views
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Citizen Science Genomics as a Model for Crowdsourced Preventive Medicine Research
Datran Media Acquires Citizen Journalism Platform Allvoices
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Datran Media plans to extend the Allvoices crowd-sourcing platform into other categories beyond news, and will be integrating its social distribution technology into the site’s content. Datran will...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 05, 2011 12:45 am GMT3052 views
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Datran Media Acquires Citizen Journalism Platform Allvoices
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