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Crowdsourced online learning gives robots human skills
document Open Innovation

The real test came last January, when Sonia Chernova and colleagues mocked up a real-life version of the Martian lab at the Museum of Science in Boston. Visitors were paired with a robot powered...

Fiona MaresJul 27, 2011 05:46 am GMT1777 views
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Crowdsourced online learning gives robots human skills
An Interactive History of Climate Science
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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 GMT1417 views
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An Interactive History of Climate Science
Leveraging Online Virtual Agents to Crowdsource Human-Robot Interaction
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

By leveraging large corpora of various crowdsourced data, the researchers believe that Human Robot Interaction will become more data driven, will become more rigorous in its approach to scaffolding...

Archenette EvangelioMay 06, 2011 08:01 am GMT2337 views
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Leveraging Online Virtual Agents to Crowdsource Human-Robot Interaction
Designing Incentives for Inexpert Human Raters
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The researchers hypothesized that incorporating additional quality control techniques on top of the effective treatment conditions reported in this study could amplify quality improvements...

Tonya Van Dijk Jul 06, 2011 07:34 pm GMT3977 views
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Designing Incentives for Inexpert Human Raters
Collective Intelligence: Humanity’s Mass Mind
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Here's 5 Real World Examples of Collective Intelligence; Google , Google + , Open Source Projects , BRAIN (Behaviorally Robust Aggregation of Information in Networks) , KuiSchi (Knowledge...

Fritz SchaeferNov 14, 2011 01:09 pm GMT2456 views
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Collective Intelligence: Humanity’s Mass Mind
Computer scientists develop an interactive field guide app for birders
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The Cornell Lab of Ornithology is contributing its database of images showing the male, female and juveniles of more than 500 North American species. Citizen scientists working with the...

Fritz SchaeferMay 11, 2012 12:29 pm GMT1048 views
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Computer scientists develop an interactive field guide app for birders
Human-Backed Access Technology
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Intelligent technology can be made more useful in the everyday lives of people if it is backed by human services. Creating effective interactive systems that use both human and artificial...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 07, 2011 07:00 pm GMT2304 views
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Human-Backed Access Technology
Automatic Learning and Generation of Social Behavior from Collective Human Gameplay
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This paper is the first example of generating behavior and dialogue for characters based on data crowd sourced from thousands of players.

Jeff OrkinMay 09, 2011 12:10 am GMT1208 views
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Automatic Learning and Generation of Social Behavior from Collective Human Gameplay
DML Central
site Distributed Knowledge / Social (or Peer) Production

DMLcentral.net is the online presence for the Digital Media and Learning Research Hub located at the systemwide University of California Humanities Research Institute and hosted at the UC Irvine...

Conor CusackMay 18, 2011 03:13 pm GMT1307 views
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DML Central
Sentiment Analysis Milestone: More than One Million Human Judgments
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

We have been running a lot of jobs through CrowdFlower, but only recently did I step back and add up the tweets processed. For more than 200,000 individual tweets, we have received more than 1,000,000 trusted, human judgments from the CrowdFlower workforce! I know our research team, who had to do a bunch of judgments early on as we worked out a viable strategy, are grateful that we could get help from the crowd.

 

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Kent Cavender-BaresJul 10, 2011 03:32 pm GMT4035 views
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For ‘Creativity,’ Just Add ‘Crowd’
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Once we understand how this engine works,we can put on more knobs and dials.And some of those knobs might include diversifying the crowd, recruiting more experts or specialists to add their own...

Pablo BracciniJul 30, 2011 08:14 pm GMT1966 views
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For ‘Creativity,’ Just Add ‘Crowd’
Seven Great Citizen Science Projects
Distributed Knowledge

Many scientific advancements in prior centuries can be attributed to a single individual or, at most, two to three people that have either independently or jointly innovated. However, advances in technology, global communications and social interactions have meant that the 21st century will be recognized as the century where mass collaboration changes the paradigm.


Citizen Science has become more of a differentiator as scientists are now turning to crowdsourcing to engage large communities of home scientists to help process vast amounts of data and to draw accurate conclusions from scientific research. 

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Cristina CaineJan 06, 2011 08:37 am GMT11382 views
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Phylo
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Phylo - A Human Computing Framework for Comparative Genomics, is an interactive game project that allows people to contribute to science, particularly on helping biologists in tracing the source of...

TiffanyJan 09, 2011 06:58 pm GMT2135 views
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Phylo
UCSC Genome Bioinformatics
site Distributed Knowledge / Citizen Science

Developed and managed by the Genome Bioinformatics Group, a cross-departmental team within the Center for Biomolecular Science and Engineering (CBSE) at the University of California Santa Cruz, the...

TiffanyJan 11, 2011 09:50 am GMT1993 views
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UCSC Genome Bioinformatics
Relevancy and Context are "Critical" with Sentiment Analysis
Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A new post from our friends at Dialogue Earth about their ongoing efforts to determine trends in sentiment using crowdsourcing:

After evaluating machine-based sentiment products and talking to experts in the field, we determined that effective machine-based coding—for the short, often cryptic, Twitter tweets we sought to understand—remained a challenge. We’ve been using an approach that relies mainly on crowd-sourced workers to code the sentiment of tweets on various topics, from specific chatter about Google and Apple during SXSW Interactive, to the broad public mood about weather and gas prices.

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Cristina CaineMay 28, 2011 11:44 pm GMT4392 views
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Forrst
site Crowd Creativity / Design

Forrst is a community for developers and designers. Forrst is all about sharing work and inspiration, getting valuable and constructive feedback, and ultimately getting better at your craft....

Tonya Van Dijk Jun 26, 2011 01:06 pm GMT883 views
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Forrst
Geocentric Crowdsourcing. Or how to put the hands-on the city
Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Tom Erickson, designer and researcher in the Social Computing Group  at IBM's Watson Labs in New York, believes in crowdsourcing as a force capable to bring to citizens the ability to change the landscape of their cities and effectively create a more intelligent and livable environment. In his paper Geocentric Crowdsourcing and Smarter Cities: Enabling Urban Intelligence in Cities and Regions, Mr. Erickson explores the application of crowdsourcing to cities and regions – what he called “geocentric crowdsourcing.”

In his opinion, rather than people as passive subjects of increasingly ‘smart’ systems developed by tech companies, the vision is that smarter cities can offer a variety of ways for humans to act as first class participants, contributing their abilities to sense, analyze and act. Mr. Erickson focuses his research on designing systems that enable groups of people to interact coherently and productively: originally focused on online systems, the scope of his work has expanded to include real world environments ranging from rooms to cities.

Responding to some questions from Crowdsourcing.org, Mr. Erickson explained the concept of Geocentric Crowdsourcing and his practical application to the cities.

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Crowdsourcing.orgAug 08, 2011 04:52 am GMT5893 views
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Behind the façade: How crowdsourcing will bring videogames to life
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

As these simulacra develop they will redefine our relationships with computers, and might even make us wonder what “being real” actually means. Transhumanists, who advocate human evolution...

Benjamin FosselSep 24, 2011 03:40 pm GMT2911 views
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Behind the façade: How crowdsourcing will bring videogames to life
Crowdsourcing bin Laden Humor
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Bin Laden Tweets have been analyzed prior, however, these analyses have been devoid of human interaction. With the need for human interaction and such a large dataset, the situation presents itself...

Jason RobbinsOct 05, 2011 04:32 pm GMT883 views
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Crowdsourcing bin Laden Humor
Crowdsourcing Darwin's experiment on human emotions
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Charles Darwin wanted to disprove one of the arguments against his theory of evolution - that the ability to feel, express and read emotion is unique to humans. So, Dr Pearn and her team have set...

Tim SatterthwaiteNov 09, 2011 01:28 pm GMT1860 views
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Crowdsourcing Darwin's experiment on human emotions
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