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For consideration: Next-Generation Crowdsourcing, and the Future of Digital Public History
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

After having seen a number of successful projects that solicit the contributions of the user community in significant ways, author Sharon Leon, proposes that now might be a good time to pause and...

Adam FrazerJun 06, 2011 09:28 am GMT1603 views
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For consideration: Next-Generation Crowdsourcing, and the Future of Digital Public History
Papers of the War Department
site Distributed Knowledge / History

The Papers of the War Department is a project which unites copies of the lost files in a digital archive that reconstitutes an invaluable historical resource. They're enlisting the help of...

Archenette EvangelioJun 06, 2011 01:45 pm GMT1069 views
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Papers of the War Department
An Interactive History of Climate Science
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Skeptic paper doesn’t necessarily “reject the consensus position” that humans are causing global warming. It may address a more narrow issue like ocean acidification or the carbon cycle.

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 12, 2011 02:30 pm GMT1346 views
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An Interactive History of Climate Science
University of Iowa Libraries Offers Crowdsourcing History Research Opportunities
article Distributed Knowledge

With the original Civil War materials nearly completed, the libraries created a new crowdsourcing site with additional handwritten content needing transcription: cookbooks, correspondence, and...

Claire MackayOct 17, 2012 09:32 am GMT1339 views
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University of Iowa Libraries Offers Crowdsourcing History Research Opportunities
Transcribe culinary history with the click of a mouse
article Distributed Knowledge

The library staff first experimented in crowdsourcing in spring 2011, with their Civil War Diaries and Letters Transcription Project. For the project, they created DIY History - a website that...

Harshida PatelNov 30, 2012 02:35 pm GMT752 views
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Transcribe culinary history with the click of a mouse
DIY History crowdsources the transcription of 17th century cookbooks
article Distributed Knowledge

Now, the University of Iowa Libraries has made the task exponentially easier with the launch of DIY History, a crowdsourcing initiative that allows volunteers to transcribe the Szathmary Culinary...

Jayne AnnDec 04, 2012 09:36 am GMT1388 views
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 DIY History crowdsources the transcription of 17th century cookbooks
DIY History: 30,000th submission, new collections for UI Libraries’ crowdsourcing project
article Distributed Knowledge

Thanks to the public’s voracious appetite for historic cookbooks, the University of Iowa Libraries has recently reached a new milestone for its DIY History crowdsourcing site: 30,000 pages...

Claire MackayFeb 01, 2013 01:07 am GMT3816 views
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DIY History: 30,000th submission, new collections for UI Libraries’ crowdsourcing project
New Exhibition Features Social Media and Technology to Crowd-Source a New History During Year of the Bay
document Distributed Knowledge

Entitled "Curating the Bay: Crowdsourcing a New Environmental History," the exhibition takes risks by asking visitors to fill in the blanks rather than presenting them with a finished...

Samuel BennettApr 04, 2013 12:38 am GMT1970 views
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New Exhibition Features Social Media and Technology to Crowd-Source a New History During Year of the Bay
Crowdsourcing Internet History
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The Kleinrock Internet Heritage Site and Archive is currently processing their first round of historical material donations, and look forward to sharing them with the world. In the meantime, do...

Tonya Van Dijk Apr 16, 2011 09:14 am GMT1836 views
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Crowdsourcing Internet History
Radio Without Boundaries: Crowd-sourcing history with personal memories
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Imagine a ghostly landscape conjured with the voices of people telling stories about their lives. Memories have their places. But they also animate our recollections of who we were in the past. The...

Pablo BracciniMay 29, 2011 03:01 pm GMT1881 views
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Radio Without Boundaries: Crowd-sourcing history with personal memories
Employees Already Crowdsourcing a Myspace History
document Distributed Knowledge

WMyspace employees believe that they need to tell their story to help make sure something like this doesn’t happen again. This is not about News Corp executives, analysts, or other armchair...

Marco TorquatiAug 14, 2011 03:09 pm GMT1421 views
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Employees Already Crowdsourcing a Myspace History
The History & Evolution of Crowdfunding
document Crowdfunding

This article looks into microfinance and how it evolved and how the Internet is bringing it to more and more people: Microfinance — Dr. Mohammad Yunus & Grameen Bank Microlending —...

Tonya Van Dijk Sep 15, 2011 09:09 pm GMT2722 views
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The History & Evolution of Crowdfunding
Post Your Pictures, Then Take A Walk Through History
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Historypin has already collected 55,000 pictures, videos and audio files since it started last year. According to Historypin CEO Nick Stanhope, it is an amazing idea that we're really most of...

Archenette EvangelioOct 29, 2011 12:42 am GMT1306 views
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Post Your Pictures, Then Take A Walk Through History
Post Your Pictures, Then Take A Walk Through History [AUDIO]
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Nick Stanhope is the CEO of the British non-profit behind Historypin, and he tells weekends on All Things Considered host Guy Raz the site is a new way to do something people have always done.

Archenette EvangelioOct 29, 2011 12:57 am GMT1378 views
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Post Your Pictures, Then Take A Walk Through History [AUDIO]
History of Prior Art Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

All signs indicate that 2012 will be revolutionary for prior art and patent research. In addition to the two prior art crowdsourcing startups launched in 2011, there are several crowdsourcing...

Jason RobbinsNov 14, 2011 12:32 am GMT1111 views
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History of Prior Art Crowdsourcing
The History of Open Source Software [Infographic]
Open Innovation, Tools

This nifty infographic outlines the history of open source software, including some key milestones and datapoints.

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Eric MackDec 26, 2011 05:14 pm GMT4248 views
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Berkeley Historical Plaques: Crowd-sourcing history
document Distributed Knowledge

The new website, which came online on July 4, 2012, aims to be a place where people can crowd-source Berkeley’s history by writing their own vignettes and uploading historic photos and videos. The...

Claire MackayAug 14, 2012 10:24 pm GMT702 views
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Berkeley Historical Plaques: Crowd-sourcing history
Crowdsourcing a Slice of History
Cloud Labor

A crowdsourcing initiative by the University of Iowa is looking to help people find dinner ideas from the 1600s through the 1960s by asking volunteers to transcribe hand-written recipes. The project, dubbed DIY History, was launched after the success of the university’s previous crowdsourcing initiative, which asked users to transcribe for the Civil War’s sesquicentennial.

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Anton RootOct 18, 2012 10:29 pm GMT3863 views
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Univ. of Iowa lets history buffs digitize recipes
article Distributed Knowledge

Most libraries don’t have the resources to transcribe thousands of pages of text, but the crowdsourcing model allows anyone with an internet connection and some free time to help out, Prickman...

Claire MackayNov 03, 2012 07:35 am GMT1309 views
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Univ. of Iowa lets history buffs digitize recipes
Steam Patriots: Steampunk Meets the Revolutionary War – American History Never Looked So Cool
document Crowdfunding

Bringing the future of digital publishing to the present, the Steam Patriots book apps will include engaging features of animation, diagrams, interactive maps and audio, along with social...

Pablo BracciniNov 17, 2012 09:59 pm GMT1096 views
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Steam Patriots: Steampunk Meets the Revolutionary War – American History Never Looked So Cool
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