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The impact of crowdsourcing on the economy
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A thought experiment on how crowdsourcing affects the economy

Frederic De MeyerFeb 18, 2011 10:59 am GMT1776 views
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The impact of crowdsourcing on the economy
Knowledge Map of the Virtual Economy: Presentation Slides
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The presentation tackled the following: 1. Introducing the Knowledge Map of the Virtual Economy What do we mean by “Virtual Economy”? What are some of the industries in the VE?...

Benjamin FosselApr 10, 2011 07:54 am GMT2387 views
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Knowledge Map of the Virtual Economy: Presentation Slides
E.F. Schumacher Lecture highlights how using the internet to leverage the crowd will create a just economy @getlauncht
blog Crowdfunding

On November 20th, the New Economics Institute hosted the 32nd Annual E.F. Schumacher Lecture on “The Role of the Internet in the Creation of a Just and Sustainable Economy.” The lecture series are...

Yen LeDec 03, 2012 07:33 pm GMT1160 views
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E.F. Schumacher Lecture highlights how using the internet to leverage the crowd will create a just economy @getlauncht
World Bank Virtual Economy Report: Secondary Markets Worth $3 Billion
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A new study by the World Bank Group’s infoDev program shows that virtual online currencies and digital work now provide real income opportunities to poor and unskilled workers in developing...

Benjamin FosselApr 10, 2011 06:41 am GMT2153 views
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World Bank Virtual Economy Report: Secondary Markets Worth $3 Billion
Sustainable Economies Law Center's (SELC) Petition for Rulemaking: Exempt securities offerings up to $100,000 with $100 maximum per investor from registration
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The Sustainable Economies Law Center (SELC) proposes a new exemption for securities offerings up to $100,000 with a limit of $100 per investor. These small investments can be a powerful source of...

Archenette EvangelioApr 18, 2011 08:36 am GMT2463 views
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Sustainable Economies Law Center's (SELC) Petition for Rulemaking: Exempt securities offerings up to $100,000 with $100 maximum per investor from registration
Are You Ready for the New Peer-to-Peer Economy?
document Crowdfunding

One of the things the Internet enables is our ability to connect with each other very quickly. These connections can go beyond sharing of tweets, photos and links. The network is a springboard...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 14, 2011 06:18 am GMT2328 views
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Are You Ready for the New Peer-to-Peer Economy?
Red Hat: Open source is driving innovation and the information economy -- but battle is not over
document Open Innovation

Linux and open source is driving the next generation information economy but the battle is not over. Proprietary vendors are still trying to control the code, the means of production, and that...

Adam FrazerJul 01, 2012 06:32 am GMT1242 views
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Red Hat: Open source is driving innovation and the information economy -- but battle is not over
Davos prescriptions for the US economy: Chrystia Freeland
article Distributed Knowledge

Get ready for a new elite consensus on the US budget deficit. One of the functions of the World Economic Forum - decide for yourself whether this is a virtue or a vice - is to give the plutocrats a...

Jason RobbinsJan 25, 2013 05:31 am GMT1894 views
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Davos prescriptions for the US economy: Chrystia Freeland
Equity CrowdFunding's Future Impact on the US Economy
article Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Although the US economy continues to sputter along after the "Great recession" of 2008, there is new hope, which has slowly begun to trickle in. That hope comes in the way of Equity...

Rachael BenedictFeb 07, 2013 02:06 am GMT3163 views
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Equity CrowdFunding's Future Impact on the US Economy
The Freelance Economy
article Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity

As many as one-third of workers in the United States are freelancers. Between 10 and 42 million people now work outside the traditional 9-to-5 model. Many full-time employees, from graphic artists...

Harshida PatelJul 26, 2013 01:57 pm GMT990 views
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The Freelance Economy
Innovation in the Collaborative Economy
article Open Innovation

And despite its inherent risk, the challenge of mechanizing innovation is driving many people to embrace the collaborative economy model. What we’ve seen so far is primarily consumer-based — think...

Claire MackayJan 13, 2014 01:49 pm GMT331 views
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Innovation in the Collaborative Economy
Nissan Leaf Uses Crowdsourcing to Enhance Fuel Economy
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The best thing about Nissan Leaf is its CARWINGS connected system which allows Nissan to crowdsource and eventually enhance fuel economy. How? The system keeps track of the driver's efficiency...

Vince CooperDec 27, 2010 10:25 pm GMT1871 views
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Nissan Leaf Uses Crowdsourcing to Enhance Fuel Economy
Growth Economies and Crowdsourcing
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Gives an excerpt of the growth and evolution of the model

Jade MagnetJan 28, 2011 10:52 am GMT3041 views
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Growth Economies and Crowdsourcing
Knowledge Map of the Virtual Economy
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

A growing number of crowdsourcing and “microwork” platforms employ unskilled workers in digital tasks ranging from pattern recognition to data input. This “virtual economy” of digital goods and...

Benjamin FosselApr 10, 2011 07:19 am GMT1612 views
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Knowledge Map of the Virtual Economy
Can Microfundo Save the Economy Through Crowdfunding Music?
document Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

The global financial crisis shows no signs of improving and many services that rely on government finding are finding themselves on the receiving end of imposed austerity measures. With so many...

Pablo BracciniAug 13, 2011 12:01 am GMT1451 views
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Can Microfundo Save the Economy Through Crowdfunding Music?
How microfunding is feeding the creative economy
document Crowdfunding

Boston-based groups like Feast Mass, the Awesome Foundation, and the Cambridge Center for Adult Education's CSArt program aim to make community-sourced funding more democratic and...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 15, 2011 06:05 am GMT2543 views
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How microfunding is feeding the creative economy
Crowdfunding: A Key Component of Jump-Starting Small Businesses and Our Economy
document Crowdfunding

House-passed legislation allows for a higher individual level of investment but contains additional compliance burdens.The Senate bill imposes fewer regulatory burdens on small businesses but...

Benjamin FosselDec 20, 2011 05:53 am GMT1505 views
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Crowdfunding: A Key Component of Jump-Starting Small Businesses and Our Economy
The Rise of the Sharing Economy
document Distributed Knowledge

Launching this week, Uniiverse is a new collaborative consumption platform attempting to solve the fragmentation problem. Calling itself “the world’s marketplace for collaborative living,”it aims...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 08, 2012 01:26 pm GMT966 views
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The Rise of the Sharing Economy
Uniiverse - Building the Sharing Economy
video Distributed Knowledge

A video introduction about Uniiverse Uniiverse is an online community marketplace for services and activities. It enables users to share their interests, resources, time, space, skills, and...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 08, 2012 01:41 pm GMT1568 views
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Uniiverse - Building the Sharing Economy
Crowdsourcing brings the Aqua’s fuel economy numbers down to Earth
document Distributed Knowledge

Response.jp is reporting on one particular use of crowdsourcing , a user-submitted database of fuel economy figures from all across Japan. The system is called e-nenpi ("nenpi" is the...

Pablo BracciniFeb 18, 2012 10:23 pm GMT1309 views
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Crowdsourcing brings the Aqua’s fuel economy numbers down to Earth
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