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Earthquake in Japan: Who to Call for Information on Relatives in Japan
document 

Google has also created a crisis response page which collects emergency information numbers in Japan and has a crowdsourced “person finder” feature.

Adam FrazerMar 12, 2011 09:01 am GMT3379 views
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Earthquake in Japan: Who to Call for Information on Relatives in Japan
YouTube Launches Channel To Help Japan Quake Victims Communicate
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

The YouTube channel is particularly nice because it offers visual exposure for people to get out their message. For friends and family members in other parts of the world, it’s also a way to find...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 21, 2011 05:25 am GMT2139 views
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YouTube Launches Channel To Help Japan Quake Victims Communicate
Japan Status
site Distributed Knowledge / Emergency Response

JapanStatus.org provides a dashboard of accurate, sourced information on the situation in Japan following the March 2011 disaster.

Archenette EvangelioMar 22, 2011 01:24 am GMT1145 views
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Japan Status
Radiation Crowdsourcing Effort in Japan to Expand with Knight Foundation Support
document Distributed Knowledge

In addition to measuring radiation in Japan, Safecast has made efforts to take readings globally to help with education and understanding of just what these measurements mean to residents of...

Jayne AnnOct 21, 2011 09:54 pm GMT1119 views
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Radiation Crowdsourcing Effort in Japan to Expand with Knight Foundation Support
How To Follow the Japan Quake and Tsunami Anniversary on Social Media
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Here’s Mashable‘s official list of the top five projects documenting and commemorating the earthquake and tsunami: Japan In A Day - Invites people in Japan to submit videos of their lives this...

Jason RobbinsMar 10, 2012 10:12 pm GMT1237 views
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How To Follow the Japan Quake and Tsunami Anniversary on Social Media
Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa
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The idea behind Huduma (the Swahili word for service) is that people can send – by text, email or Twitter – reports on the performance of services in their district. This will then be mapped on...

Tonya Van Dijk May 19, 2011 12:49 pm GMT1618 views
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Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa
“Japan in a Day” marks one year since earthquake
document Crowd Creativity

"Japan in a Day" is a collaboration of Japan’s Fuji Television Network and Ridley Scott’s production company Scott Free Productions. It is intended to follow Scott’s previous crowdsourced...

Sebastian BlancaMar 12, 2012 09:28 am GMT1575 views
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“Japan in a Day” marks one year since earthquake
Crowdsourcing Just Getting Started in Japan
article Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity

For those readers trying to remember what crowdsourcing is, basically it's the use of unstructured crowds to get office/creative work done remotely. It's basically this decade's...

Jason RobbinsJul 15, 2014 05:45 am GMT985 views
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Crowdsourcing Just Getting Started in Japan
Can Crowdsourcing Help Japan's Nuclear Crisis?
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This isn't to say that experts the world over aren't already pooling together their expertise to help out Japan. And in any case, Tokyo Electric Power isn't exactly being forthcoming...

Archenette EvangelioMar 20, 2011 03:11 pm GMT1528 views
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Can Crowdsourcing Help Japan's Nuclear Crisis?
Japan Earthquake Response
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As an initial step, in an effort to raise global awareness and help prevent future loss of lives, The Global Innovation Commons are making available a list of all patent disclosures and open source...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 20, 2011 08:31 pm GMT2234 views
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 Japan Earthquake Response
UNDP explores applications of crowdsourcing in conflict prevention
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Beth Liebert, a Google Project Manager who presented at the discussion, highlighted the speed and impact of such tools. Referring to the use of crowdsourcing in the immediate aftermath of March’s...

Sebastian BlancaDec 17, 2011 08:02 pm GMT1687 views
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UNDP explores applications of crowdsourcing in conflict prevention
Scientists turning to crowdsourcing to gather more information about earthquakes
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Earthquakes are a collective experience. Citizens have long participated in earthquake science through the reporting, collection, and analysis of individual experiences. The value of...

Samuel BennettJan 21, 2012 01:37 am GMT1444 views
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Scientists turning to crowdsourcing to gather more information about earthquakes
Life In A Day Sequel To Spend A Day In Japan
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Ridley and Tony Scott’s production company Scott Free, which was behind last year’s crowdsourced Life In A Day, is teaming with Fuji Television to bring Japan In A Day. The film is being made in...

Harshida PatelMar 01, 2012 12:56 am GMT2118 views
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Life In A Day Sequel To Spend A Day In Japan
Japan in a Day Trailer
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Japan in a Day Trailer Ridley and Tony Scott’s production company Scott Free, which was behind last year’s crowdsourced Life In A Day, is teaming with Fuji Television to bring Japan In A Day....

Harshida PatelMar 01, 2012 01:28 am GMT3075 views
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Japan in a Day Trailer
Video: Surfers, Fishermen and Radiation in Post Earthquake Japan
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Updates on how crowdfunding efforts are coming along and new releases are available at the projects Facebook page We Are All Radioactive. Videos and the website are in both Japanese and English,...

Samuel BennettMar 20, 2012 03:21 am GMT1392 views
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Video: Surfers, Fishermen and Radiation in Post Earthquake Japan
The 3.11 Japan Quake: Looking Back at News and Crowdsourcing on Media Coverage Map
article Distributed Knowledge

While the issue of ‘noise’ from geo-tagged tweets prevails, the quality of crowdsourced data being provided by WeatherNews Inc. greatly contributed to the mapping project, according to the...

Pablo BracciniNov 25, 2012 11:30 pm GMT705 views
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The 3.11 Japan Quake: Looking Back at News and Crowdsourcing on Media Coverage Map
Crowdfunding in the Land of the Rising Sun

There's been a lot of attention on equity crowdfunding regulation in the UK, New Zealand, France, and elsewhere, but one country that's quietly working on its own crowdfunding rules is Japan. Indeed, the cabinet recently approved a bill that paves the way forward for equity crowdfunding to take root. To find out a little more about the existing crowdfunding industry in Japan, we reached out via email to Kaz Ohmae of CrowdBank, a crowdfunding platform, and Crowd Securities Japan.

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Anton RootMar 24, 2014 08:25 pm GMT4260 views
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Crowdsourcing’s Hall of Fame

There are a myriad of possibilities in the search for crowdsourcing milestones that announced its advent and its adoption as a model for online production, problem solving and for organizing for collective action: Commercial applications, advertising campaigns that succeed or backfire, funding for entrepreneurial ventures. This list of one dozen focuses on the pinnacles that demonstrate crowdsourcing’s highest potential: For public good, scientific research and technological innovation.


Each of these events involves a seminal moment when crowdsourcing came into greater public awareness being driven from calls to action that resulted in ever increasing numbers of individuals working together in a manner that has raised our collective consciousness.


We have selected our landmark crowdsourcing events based on criteria that make them notable because of their scale, their impact and the extent of their outreach to a wider audience both demographically and geographically. See if you agree with our choices!

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Carl EspostiMar 28, 2011 05:44 am GMT8718 views
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Crowdsourcing's Potential to Help the Needy
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The lessons learned from crowdsourcing in Japan could one day benefit charities on Long Island. A map to which local groups would post data could help point food, clothing or other donations to...

Jayne AnnOct 12, 2011 07:22 am GMT1531 views
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Crowdsourcing's Potential to Help the Needy
Crowdfunding for a Cause: Ten Cases of Philanthropic Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

With crowdfunding becoming an ever more popular way to raise start up costs for businesses and projects all over the world, Crowdsourcing.org decided to take a look at ten cases where crowdfunding has been put to a benevolent use.

The rise in the number of people online — not just in the developed world, but in poorer countries too — is transforming the world into a truly “global village.” As a result, those who have internet access have more opportunities than ever. Perhaps the most fitting example to kick off our look at philanthropic instances of crowdfunding is
AHumanRight.org, a non-government organization whose mission is to ensure “global access to information as a human right.” The charitable group employed the crowdfunding method in an attempt to buy the high capacity communications satellite Terrestar 1 from its bankrupt owners. AHumanRight.org planned to provide internet access to some of the poorest people on the planet, free of charge.

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Debbie ToddNov 15, 2011 07:30 am GMT4884 views
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