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Flu Tracking - Influenza Crowdsourcing
document Distributed Knowledge

Thousands die each year from Influenza. You can help keep everyone healthier and better informed this flu season and maybe even help minimize the spread. Just submit any information on friends or...

Samuel BennettNov 23, 2011 02:13 am GMT1661 views
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Flu Tracking - Influenza Crowdsourcing
Health I.T. vs. Influenza
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HealthMap is exploring the potential of crowdsourcing with Flu Near You, a Web site where individuals can sign up and report their flu status. "That's turned into a really amazing thing,...

Samuel BennettOct 30, 2013 07:44 am GMT3722 views
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Health I.T. vs. Influenza
Flu Survey
site 

From the name itself, flusurvey is a project geared towards alleviating the influenza virus as well as coming with a plan to combat the virus.

Carl EspostiDec 17, 2010 09:17 pm GMT974 views
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Flu Survey
Google and Twitter Help Track Influenza Outbreaks
article Distributed Knowledge

In tracking the flu, physicians and public health officials have a host of new surveillance tools at their disposal thanks to crowdsourcing and social media. Such tools let them get a sense of the...

Jayne AnnJan 11, 2013 03:33 am GMT1285 views
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Google and Twitter Help Track Influenza Outbreaks
This New App Uses Crowdsourcing to Help You Avoid the Flu
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A free crowdsourcing technology is revolutionizing the way influenza outbreaks are shared by digitally tracking the virus across the United States. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Jason RobbinsOct 08, 2014 04:55 am GMT480 views
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This New App Uses Crowdsourcing to Help You Avoid the Flu
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 GMT9189 views
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A Model for Mining Public Health Topics from Twitter
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The researchers have demonstrated that public health information can be extracted from Twitter. They created a corpus of 5,128 messages labeled for relevance to health and produced a high...

Luis Enrique MoralesJul 08, 2011 03:54 am GMT47034 views
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A Model for Mining Public Health Topics from Twitter
Another Victory for Foldit Gamers Shows the Power of Crowdsourcing
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Although there are no immediate applications for the particular Diels-Alder reaction that the enzyme catalyses and its activity is still relatively low, it clearly shows the power of crowdsourcing...

Claire MackayFeb 02, 2012 10:35 pm GMT1229 views
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Another Victory for Foldit Gamers Shows the Power of Crowdsourcing
The power of crowdsourcing healthcare
document Distributed Knowledge

A notable example of crowdsourcing between patients is the Health Tracking Network. This network was developed to help people from across the world share data and monitor common illnesses like...

Fritz SchaeferFeb 19, 2012 07:54 am GMT1650 views
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The power of crowdsourcing healthcare
Video gamers unravel drug discovery riddles
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Developed at the University of Washington, Foldit has generated buzz in the scientific community for its success in using crowdsourcing via the online game to make key discoveries. For example,...

Jayne AnnApr 17, 2012 02:40 am GMT1232 views
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Video gamers unravel drug discovery riddles
Some decide against getting a flu shot
article Distributed Knowledge

With weeks and weeks to go until flu season ends, there’s no shortage of experts urging people to get inoculated. But some would rather crowd source the decision on social media sites, putting...

Jason RobbinsJan 12, 2013 11:58 am GMT1385 views
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Some decide against getting a flu shot
Twitter Helps Track Flu Outbreaks
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According to the CDC, 41 states have already reported widespread influenza activity, which is five weeks earlier than usual. Luckily, physicians and public health officials now have a host of...

Samuel BennettJan 15, 2013 06:58 am GMT1294 views
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Twitter Helps Track Flu Outbreaks
Marblar turns its hand to crowdsourcing civilian uses for military technology
article Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing website - Marblar has announced a new partnership with Ploughshare Innovations – part of Britain’s Ministry of Defence – to put military innovations to good use for the rest of...

Fiona MaresJun 05, 2013 03:17 am GMT957 views
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Marblar turns its hand to crowdsourcing civilian uses for military technology
Africa: Diseases Can Be Tracked Better and Faster With New Tech
article 

Crowdsourcing is emerging as a trend. For instance, the Ministry of Health in Singapore and the Aggeu Magalhães Research Centre of the Oswaldo Cruz Foundation in Brazil are aggregating social...

Claire MackayOct 12, 2013 11:11 am GMT886 views
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Africa: Diseases Can Be Tracked Better and Faster With New Tech
Latest flu-related tech is largely about the greater good, not you
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Take Flu Near You, the crowdsourced flu surveillance tool (both Web- and app-based) that asks users to anonymously report their flulike symptoms (or lack thereof) once a week. The project is...

Jayne AnnJan 26, 2014 02:18 pm GMT503 views
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Latest flu-related tech is largely about the greater good, not you
Crowd Coffee: January 28

In this Tuesday edition: crowdsourcing flu prevention; Appirio's Singh on crowdsourcing trends; open-source and innovation; Kickstarter-funded projects have a bad delivery record for Nintendo games, one blog finds; Dragon Innovation offering prize for million-dollar projects; and two equity crowdfunding compliance firms pop up.

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Crowdsourcing.orgJan 28, 2014 02:33 pm GMT1807 views
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Crowd Coffee: September 30
Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

In this edition of Crowd Coffee: more teachers turning to crowdfunding for classrooms; FundRazr campaign stopped because of threats; crowdsourcing flu symptoms near you; UK orders sharing economy review; four packaging innovation ideas to come out of open innovation; and more.

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Crowdsourcing.orgSep 30, 2014 11:19 am GMT1490 views
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