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Canada Post tests copyright law over its address database
document Distributed Knowledge

Ottawa-based Geolytica, Inc., says it “crowdsourced” information in its Canadian Postal Code Geocoded Database, which allows users to locate an address on an online map, a service offered for...

Samuel BennettApr 17, 2012 01:12 am GMT5992 views
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Canada Post tests copyright law over its address database
Cobra Electronics Adds Innovative New Location-Based Crowdsourcing Database Capabilities to Cobra iRadarâ
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The enhanced system will store location-based radar and laser signals taken from the Cobra iRadar user community and intelligently share this information with other users. Isn't this awesome?...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 05, 2011 02:07 am GMT2068 views
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Cobra Electronics Adds Innovative New Location-Based Crowdsourcing Database Capabilities to Cobra iRadarâ
Cloud breakup: Why CloudSpokes chose Database.com over Azure
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

As with many thing cloud, though, the proof of a project’s success is in the numbers. Here’s a sampling of the improvements that the CloudSpokes team experienced: A reduction to one full-time...

Pablo BracciniSep 04, 2011 06:26 am GMT3133 views
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Cloud breakup: Why CloudSpokes chose Database.com over Azure
Google accused of raiding start-up's database
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

"Over two years, we’ve paid out Ksh. 11m (over $100,000) to thousands of individuals, and we have built Kenya’s most comprehensive directory," says Stefan Magdalinski on the company blog....

Harshida PatelJan 13, 2012 02:15 pm GMT2515 views
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Google accused of raiding start-up's database
Google Accused Of Scraping Kenyan Startup’s Database
document 

Mocality is a crowdsourced platform that lists over 170,000 small Kenyan businesses and over the last two years has paid $100,000 (£65,000) to Kenyans who have contributed to its database. Stefan...

Rebecca GutierrezJan 15, 2012 01:14 pm GMT1319 views
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Google Accused Of Scraping Kenyan Startup’s Database
Qurk: New database system will automatically crowdsource
article Tools

Qurk is a new database system under development at MIT’s Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory that will automatically crowdsource tasks that are difficult or impossible to...

Fiona MaresAug 28, 2012 04:41 am GMT1544 views
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Qurk: New database system will automatically crowdsource
Free the Files! ProPublica taps the crowd for a database-building sprint to election day
article 

ProPublica’s also in the thick of another real-time crowdsourced database project this election season. The site has been asking readers to feed its Message Machine with campaign emails — readers...

April SchmidtSep 27, 2012 08:52 pm GMT1277 views
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Free the Files! ProPublica taps the crowd for a database-building sprint to election day
MyPRGenie Now Providing the PR Industry's First Crowdsourced Media Database
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Miranda Tan, CEO of MyPRGenie, says that the new crowdsourcing media platform is a re-imagination of how media contacts are researched, collected and updated. "What's exciting is that...

Jason RobbinsJul 12, 2013 09:04 am GMT1920 views
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MyPRGenie Now Providing the PR Industry's First Crowdsourced Media Database
Feds Creating Database to Track ‘Hate Speech’ on Twitter
article Distributed Knowledge

“Truthy uses a sophisticated combination of text and data mining, social network analysis, and complex networks models,” the website adds. “To train our algorithms, we leverage crowdsourcing: we...

Jayne AnnAug 28, 2014 11:53 am GMT357 views
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Feds Creating Database to Track ‘Hate Speech’ on Twitter
Cobra Electronics Adds Innovative New Location-Based Crowdsourcing Database Capabilities to Cobra iRadar™
document Open Innovation

The enhanced system will store location-based radar and laser signals taken from the Cobra iRadar user community and intelligently share this information with other users. This real-time network...

Pablo BracciniMar 08, 2011 01:31 am GMT2690 views
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Cobra Electronics Adds Innovative New Location-Based Crowdsourcing Database Capabilities to Cobra iRadar™
German scientists open access to E. coli gene database for use in drug discovery
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Bioinformatics specialists from the Saarbrücken Cluster of Excellence aim to exploit this similarity to find starting points for effective drugs against the EHEC pathogen. They have constructed...

Pablo BracciniJun 20, 2011 12:59 pm GMT2476 views
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German scientists open access to E. coli gene database for use in drug discovery
The Request for Proposal Database (RFPdb)
site 

The Request for Proposal Database (RFPdb) is a marketplace and exchange for Requests for Proposals and was created as a place for organizations to publicize their RFPs for free and as an...

Archenette EvangelioJul 23, 2011 06:25 am GMT2773 views
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The Request for Proposal Database (RFPdb)
Holocaust Database Helps Families Complete Stories by Allison Keyes
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Ancestry.com's World Memory Project allows people to sift online through documents that previously required a painstaking manual search. Since May,...

Jason RobbinsNov 29, 2011 11:00 pm GMT1336 views
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Holocaust Database Helps Families Complete Stories  by Allison Keyes
Google “mortified” at Kenya database raid
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Google is still looking into exactly what went wrong, and Mocality is yet to comment on the search giant’s response to the matter.

Harshida PatelJan 15, 2012 01:55 am GMT1079 views
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Google “mortified” at Kenya database raid
Wikipedia’s Next Big Thing: Wikidata, A Machine-Readable, User-Editable Database Funded By Google, Paul Allen And Others
document Distributed Knowledge

Wikidata, the first new project to emerge from the Wikimedia Foundation since 2006, is now beginning development. The organization, known best for its user-edited encyclopedia of knowledge...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 30, 2012 12:25 pm GMT1398 views
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Wikipedia’s Next Big Thing: Wikidata, A Machine-Readable, User-Editable Database Funded By Google, Paul Allen And Others
Wikipedia co-founder to help UK government with free-access research database
document Distributed Knowledge

Mr. Jimmy Wales is a vocal supporter of free and open access to information on the web and he was brought in by No 10 earlier this year as an unpaid adviser to government on crowdsourcing and...

Claire MackayMay 02, 2012 02:16 pm GMT1107 views
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Wikipedia co-founder to help UK government with free-access research database
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 GMT2364 views
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Citizens Contribute Over 1 Million Observations to National Nature Database
New GSA Payroll Database Posted Online Allows Users To Search Worker Salaries, Agency's $30 Million Unreported Bonuses, And $8 Million Overtime Pool
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing allows the public to access data collected by journalists, speeding analysis and adding diversity to context.

Harshida PatelAug 08, 2012 01:02 am GMT1080 views
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New GSA Payroll Database Posted Online Allows Users To Search Worker Salaries, Agency's $30 Million Unreported Bonuses, And $8 Million Overtime Pool
The Philly Skinny: use this crowdsourced database and map to keep up with development news
blog 

Run by architect Michael Burlando, The Philly Skinny is a reincarnation of an earlier site that shut down, Curbed Philly reports. It’s a crowdsourced database and map of all the development...

Fiona MaresOct 18, 2012 02:40 am GMT440 views
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The Philly Skinny: use this crowdsourced database and map to keep up with development news
Hacker Group Says it Acquired Databases of Global Phone Directory Truecaller
article Distributed Knowledge

The Truecaller application works by uploading users' contacts into global databases, which – courtesy of crowdsourcing – have filled out tremendously over time. The website claims to have...

Claire MackayJul 18, 2013 07:40 am GMT917 views
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Hacker Group Says it Acquired Databases of Global Phone Directory Truecaller
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