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Wunnerfitz! Sollybuster! The Fun of the Dictionary of American Regional English
document Distributed Knowledge

This is a dictionary that was crowdsourced before crowdsourcing was a common online behavior. The entries are provided by people who use them. They are then sorted, defined, and given additional...

Claire MackayApr 12, 2012 02:25 pm GMT1125 views
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Wunnerfitz! Sollybuster! The Fun of the Dictionary of American Regional English
New Words in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing: the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, especially from the online community, rather than from...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 25, 2011 12:32 pm GMT1987 views
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New Words in the Merriam-Webster Dictionary
YOLO in the Dictionary? Collins Crowdsources Lexicon
document Distributed Knowledge

Collins, a leading British dictionary publisher since 1819, is looking to the public to suggest new words for its latest edition. The typically closed submission process for new words will be...

Adam FrazerJul 17, 2012 07:47 pm GMT721 views
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YOLO in the Dictionary? Collins Crowdsources Lexicon
Languages: Crowd-Sourced Online Nouchi Dictionary
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Nouchi.mobi thus works quite simply like a dictionary whose words or idioms are added by the members. It is a social application based on the concept of ‘crowdsourcing’ where collective...

Claire MackayJul 31, 2012 06:13 am GMT904 views
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Languages: Crowd-Sourced Online Nouchi Dictionary
Words with friends: Collins Dictionary now crowdsourcing new words, like Tebowing and chummeling
document Distributed Knowledge

Collins was the first dictionary publisher to use newfangled “computer databases” to help manage words both new and old, way back in 1979. Today the editor-and-lexicographer-reviewed dictionary...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 01, 2012 11:08 pm GMT705 views
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Words with friends: Collins Dictionary now crowdsourcing new words, like Tebowing and chummeling
Crowdsourcing the dictionary
document 

On its face, this looks like a brave new world for dictionaries—evidence, perhaps, of the shaky status of lexicographical authority in the age of Urban Dictionary and Wiktionary. But in fact, the...

Jason RobbinsAug 12, 2012 06:29 am GMT976 views
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Crowdsourcing the dictionary
Dictionaries are not democratic
article Distributed Knowledge

A small thing in the larger world perhaps but Collins, the dictionary publisher, may have set a revolution going. If so it's because they just announced the first instance of a dictionary...

Fritz SchaeferSep 14, 2012 05:43 am GMT1020 views
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Dictionaries are not democratic
The Crowdsourced Dictionary
blog Distributed Knowledge

Collins dictionary is generating a new set of entries from the crowd. Starting in July, word suggestions were submitted by the crowd and reviewed by editors. There were more than 4,000 entries and...

Benjamin FosselOct 01, 2012 10:30 pm GMT605 views
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The Crowdsourced Dictionary
Oxford English Dictionary Wants You To Help Crowdsource Word Origins
article Distributed Knowledge

The OED has been a collaboration between lexicographers and the public since its earliest days, from the appeal issued by the Philological Society in 1859, to the television programme “Balderdash...

Pablo BracciniOct 13, 2012 05:26 am GMT1397 views
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Oxford English Dictionary Wants You To Help Crowdsource Word Origins
Oxford English Dictionary Adds 'Crowdsourcing,' 'Big Data'
article Distributed Knowledge

" Crowdsourcing " is one of the tech terms that made the cut in this year's version of The Oxford English Dictionary, while "follower" and "tweet" will be given...

Benjamin FosselJun 14, 2013 05:32 am GMT910 views
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Oxford English Dictionary Adds 'Crowdsourcing,' 'Big Data'
Naver Rolls Out Global Dictionary App “Line Dictionary” for Users in Indonesia
article Distributed Knowledge

Moreover, the company plans to harness “crowdsourcing” concept in shoring up the dic’s database; the local users are encouraged to submit their translated sentences as other exemplary sentences...

Samuel BennettJun 30, 2014 01:06 pm GMT1885 views
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Naver Rolls Out Global Dictionary App “Line Dictionary” for Users in Indonesia
Bromance, crowdsourcing enter dictionary
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Merriam-Webster has also added dozens of entries to the latest edition of its Collegiate Dictionary. Here are some: Americana Boomerang Child Bromance Continuous positive airway pressure...

Fritz SchaeferAug 28, 2011 01:52 pm GMT1382 views
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Bromance, crowdsourcing enter dictionary
2,500 volunteers across the Middle East are compiling a Web 2.0 dictionary in Arabic
document 

With an increasing demand for online content in Arabic, and the language seeing impressive growth rates on sites like Twitter and Wikipedia, a new project aims to do its part to bridge the gap...

Pablo BracciniApr 29, 2012 01:25 pm GMT3589 views
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2,500 volunteers across the Middle East are compiling a Web 2.0 dictionary in Arabic
Sarah Palin Refudiate and Barack Obama Insourcing Could Become New Dictionary Words
article 

Of the more than 4,000 suggestions so far, we’ve seen quite a few words – such as “Kenyahoo,” “refudiate” and “insourcing” – that have their roots in American politics. Through Collins'...

Jayne AnnSep 01, 2012 01:43 am GMT1540 views
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Sarah Palin Refudiate and Barack Obama Insourcing Could Become New Dictionary Words
Mind your language and stop worrying about crowdsourced dictionaries
article 

Crowdsourcing the English Language takes to a whole new level of global integration. As companies and societies become more culturally homogenized it would make sense that language would adapt to...

Tim SatterthwaiteSep 11, 2012 10:53 pm GMT905 views
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Mind your language and stop worrying about crowdsourced dictionaries
“To Facebook” enters the dictionary, along with “Bing it” and “Twitterer”
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A month and a half ago, they covered the fact that Collins Dictionary was the first dictionary to start crowdsourcing the English language — which seems reasonable, because the only reason a word...

Samuel BennettSep 14, 2012 02:23 am GMT935 views
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“To Facebook” enters the dictionary, along with “Bing it” and “Twitterer”
The wisdom of crowds: can it work for dictionaries?
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Macmillan’s experience with its own crowdsourced Open Dictionary suggests that the most fruitful areas for UGC are neologisms,regional varieties,and technical terms.This relates to the issue of...

Fiona MaresSep 28, 2012 01:54 pm GMT1192 views
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The wisdom of crowds: can it work for dictionaries?
Have You Seen This Book? An O.E.D. Mystery
article 

In 1879, James Murray, a leading member of the British Philological Society who edited the first edition of the O.E.D.,put out “An Appeal to English Speaking Readers,”asking for volunteers to...

Pablo BracciniMay 05, 2013 01:39 pm GMT2259 views
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Have You Seen This Book? An O.E.D. Mystery
Why Urban Dictionary Comes In Handy On The Witness Stand
article 

So crowd source basically means anyone who wants can write a definition of any word. They could, in theory, make it up and sometimes they do. And all you have to do is get five other people who...

Samuel BennettMay 23, 2013 01:08 am GMT937 views
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Why Urban Dictionary Comes In Handy On The Witness Stand
CrowdFunding among 2014 new words, definitions in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary
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other word are hot spot, a place where Wi-Fi is available. crowdfunding Big data , baby bump , digital divide ,dubstep ,fangirl Crowdfunding SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Philip ChenMay 20, 2014 05:16 pm GMT1903 views
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CrowdFunding among 2014 new words, definitions in Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary
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