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PhilHealth introduces 'Crowdsourcing for Health' Initiatives
document Distributed Knowledge

Leveraging the free services of Google Map Maker, PhilHealth invites the Filipino community to start pinning both public and private health facilities on the online map. The health facilities...

Jason RobbinsMar 14, 2012 10:49 am GMT1018 views
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PhilHealth introduces 'Crowdsourcing for Health' Initiatives
TargetMap.com
site Distributed Knowledge / Market Intelligence

Create customized Data Maps. Locate & See your data on GoogleMaps. Share & Enrich your knowledge. Just choose a country and a way to create your map by color, type values...

The Crew of TargetMapMay 05, 2011 10:31 am GMT1480 views
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TargetMap.com
Erik Hersman on Reporting Crisis via Texting
video Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

According to Erik Hersman, filtering capabilities and algorithms are being developed to ensure that the information that's submitted to Ushahidi are actually reliable. It's a way of...

Fritz SchaeferJun 15, 2011 07:00 am GMT2167 views
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Erik Hersman on Reporting Crisis via Texting
A Short Introduction To Historypin
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Historypin is a digital time machine that creates a new way for the world to see and share history. It was created by We Are What We Do, in partnership with Google.

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 17, 2011 09:00 am GMT1232 views
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A Short Introduction To Historypin
Google acquires Zagat: good news for foodies, bad news for Yelp?
blog Distributed Knowledge

For gastronomes, travelers and locals, Google's ownership of Zagat means crowdsourced tips for superb noms and activity recommendations from around the world.

Marco TorquatiSep 09, 2011 08:11 am GMT2187 views
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Google acquires Zagat: good news for foodies, bad news for Yelp?
Map together with Google Map Maker
video Distributed Knowledge

Together with other volunteer map makers, you can easily go into Google Map Maker and make changes to make the map reflect the real world for millions to see. So whether you want to add a new...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 15, 2011 07:39 pm GMT900 views
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Map together with Google Map Maker
Apple, Foursquare Ditch Google Maps for OpenStreetMap
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Apple isn't the only tech company moving to OpenStreetMap. In an announcement on Feb. 29, check-in website Foursquare said that they are embracing MapBox as its new mapping partner:

Jayne AnnMar 11, 2012 10:05 am GMT2950 views
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Apple, Foursquare Ditch Google Maps for OpenStreetMap
SoLoMo: CityMaps Nabs $2.5M To Render Your City Social, One Block At A Time
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Just as Waze and OpenStreetMap are trying to offer Wikipedia-style, crowdsourced map experiences, this was the original inspiration behind CityMaps, said CityMaps co-founder Elliot Cohen, whose...

Samuel BennettMar 21, 2012 01:33 am GMT1502 views
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SoLoMo: CityMaps Nabs $2.5M To Render Your City Social, One Block At A Time
Jump into 3D Photo Tours on Google Maps
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

You can now access photo tours which stitch together user contributed photos from around the world to give you a 3D photo scene of a place.

Marco TorquatiMay 07, 2012 11:46 pm GMT1737 views
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Jump into 3D Photo Tours on Google Maps
Erik Hersman: How texting helped Kenyans survive crisis
video Distributed Knowledge

A video on Erik Hersman presents a remarkable story of Ushahidi, a GoogleMap mashup that allowed Kenyans to report and track violence via cell phone texts following the 2008 elections, and has...

Tonya Van Dijk May 16, 2012 12:01 am GMT680 views
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Erik Hersman: How texting helped Kenyans survive crisis
Google Map Maker now available in Australia
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Google has finally released Google Map Maker – a crowdsourcing tool that allows users to edit and add Google Maps information – to the Australian market. The tool lets users add places or...

Samuel BennettAug 06, 2012 10:12 am GMT1462 views
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Google Map Maker now available in Australia
Knowledge hits the road aboard the Hacker Bus
article Crowdfunding

In July 2011, they campaigned to raise funds on a crowdsourcing website, Catarse. In two months, the group raised R$58,593 (US$28,691) from 464 donors and purchased a 23-year-old Mercedes-Benz bus....

Claire MackayOct 17, 2012 12:54 am GMT860 views
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Knowledge hits the road aboard the Hacker Bus
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