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Earthquake in Japan: Who to Call for Information on Relatives in Japan
document Distributed Knowledge

Google has also created a crisis response page which collects emergency information numbers in Japan and has a crowdsourced “person finder” feature.

Adam FrazerMar 12, 2011 09:01 am GMT3128 views
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Earthquake in Japan: Who to Call for Information on Relatives in Japan
Radiation monitoring in Japan goes crowd, open source
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

For the last month, the Safecast crew and volunteers have been collaborating with universities in Japan and driving their geiger counters around the country and taking measurements. Safecast's...

Archenette EvangelioMay 07, 2011 02:54 am GMT1860 views
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Radiation monitoring in Japan goes crowd, open source
Japan crowdsources to achieve stronger national branding
document Distributed Knowledge

The Japanese government body has launched an online platform called Mazer (from the word mazeru, meaing ‘to mix’) that invites suggestions from members of the public in Japan and abroad as to...

Fiona MaresFeb 15, 2012 07:39 am GMT1188 views
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Japan crowdsources to achieve stronger national branding
How To Follow the Japan Quake and Tsunami Anniversary on Social Media
document Distributed Knowledge

Here’s Mashable‘s official list of the top five projects documenting and commemorating the earthquake and tsunami: Japan In A Day - Invites people in Japan to submit videos of their lives this...

Jason RobbinsMar 10, 2012 10:12 pm GMT1145 views
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How To Follow the Japan Quake and Tsunami Anniversary on Social Media
Video: Surfers, Fishermen and Radiation in Post Earthquake Japan
document Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Updates on how crowdfunding efforts are coming along and new releases are available at the projects Facebook page We Are All Radioactive. Videos and the website are in both Japanese and English,...

Samuel BennettMar 20, 2012 03:21 am GMT1294 views
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Video: Surfers, Fishermen and Radiation in Post Earthquake Japan
Can Crowdsourcing Help Japan's Nuclear Crisis?
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This isn't to say that experts the world over aren't already pooling together their expertise to help out Japan. And in any case, Tokyo Electric Power isn't exactly being forthcoming...

Archenette EvangelioMar 20, 2011 03:11 pm GMT1432 views
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Can Crowdsourcing Help Japan's Nuclear Crisis?
YouTube Launches Channel To Help Japan Quake Victims Communicate
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation, Tools

The YouTube channel is particularly nice because it offers visual exposure for people to get out their message. For friends and family members in other parts of the world, it’s also a way to find...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 21, 2011 05:25 am GMT1924 views
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YouTube Launches Channel To Help Japan Quake Victims Communicate
Life In A Day Sequel To Spend A Day In Japan
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Ridley and Tony Scott’s production company Scott Free, which was behind last year’s crowdsourced Life In A Day, is teaming with Fuji Television to bring Japan In A Day. The film is being made in...

Harshida PatelMar 01, 2012 12:56 am GMT2032 views
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Life In A Day Sequel To Spend A Day In Japan
Japan in a Day Trailer
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Japan in a Day Trailer Ridley and Tony Scott’s production company Scott Free, which was behind last year’s crowdsourced Life In A Day, is teaming with Fuji Television to bring Japan In A Day....

Harshida PatelMar 01, 2012 01:28 am GMT2966 views
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Japan in a Day Trailer
This Week In Bots: Japan's Post-Fukushima Robot Innovations
article Crowdfunding, Open Innovation

Romotive ran such a successful Kickstarter campaign last year to design and build a smartphone-carrying telepresence robot that the company has returned to the crowdsourcing site with a whole new...

Claire MackayOct 20, 2012 07:54 am GMT2151 views
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This Week In Bots: Japan's Post-Fukushima Robot Innovations
The 3.11 Japan Quake: Looking Back at News and Crowdsourcing on Media Coverage Map
article Distributed Knowledge

While the issue of ‘noise’ from geo-tagged tweets prevails, the quality of crowdsourced data being provided by WeatherNews Inc. greatly contributed to the mapping project, according to the...

Pablo BracciniNov 25, 2012 11:30 pm GMT625 views
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The 3.11 Japan Quake: Looking Back at News and Crowdsourcing on Media Coverage Map
Japan’s amazing self-stirring pot now for sale on Amazon
article Crowdfunding

Although the creators raised 311,000 yen (almost $3,400) in their Campfire crowdfunding campaign, the project didn’t reach its funding target. Perhaps there’s not much of a crossover between...

Harshida PatelFeb 03, 2013 08:12 am GMT1549 views
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Japan’s amazing self-stirring pot now for sale on Amazon
Selfish Person Attempts To Fund Vacay To Japan Via IndieGoGo
article Crowdfunding

Indiegogo explains itself as “a crowdfunding platform where people who want to raise money can create fundraising campaigns to tell their story and get the word out. Indiegogo is also a place to...

Jason RobbinsApr 20, 2013 01:29 pm GMT1862 views
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Selfish Person Attempts To Fund Vacay To Japan Via IndieGoGo
CyberAgent Gets Into the Crowdfunding Business in Japan
article Crowdfunding

The new service will be a spin-off from the CyberAgent parent company, who’s investing 40 million yen (US$400,000) to kickstart it. Ryotaro Nakayama will be the new CEO. It’s also separate from...

Sebastian BlancaMay 17, 2013 02:04 pm GMT1558 views
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CyberAgent Gets Into the Crowdfunding Business in Japan
Crowdbank
site Crowdfunding / Lending

crowdbank.jp is Japan's first crowd funding platform run by licensed securities firm, Crowd Securities Japan, Inc. Crowdbank aims to connect individual's money to those who look for...

Kaz OhmaeJan 06, 2014 01:39 pm GMT482 views
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Crowdbank
Startup from Japan delivers free software for paid translation crowdsourcing
document Open Innovation

MyGengo is using translation crowdsourcing to power their platform, which provides fast turnaround of high volumes–at prices that range from $0.05 to $0.15 per word. They operate on a 3:5 markup,...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 13, 2010 06:13 pm GMT1152 views
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Startup from Japan delivers free software for paid translation crowdsourcing
Japan Earthquake Response
document Crowd Creativity, Open Innovation

As an initial step, in an effort to raise global awareness and help prevent future loss of lives, The Global Innovation Commons are making available a list of all patent disclosures and open source...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 20, 2011 08:31 pm GMT2109 views
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 Japan Earthquake Response
Charity: Create Relief Songs for Japan
blog Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

The aim is to reach $100,000 in donations to the Red Cross Japan Aid. AudioDraft will start by donating $1,000 and they will donate additional $1 per song submitted to this contest.

Pablo BracciniMar 21, 2011 02:23 pm GMT1960 views
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Charity: Create Relief Songs for Japan
Japan Status
site Distributed Knowledge / Emergency Response

JapanStatus.org provides a dashboard of accurate, sourced information on the situation in Japan following the March 2011 disaster.

Archenette EvangelioMar 22, 2011 01:24 am GMT1074 views
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Japan Status
Hands for Japan - Matching All Donations (Crowdrise)
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Here are some other things you can do to help Japan: 1) Update your Facebook status or retweet the below 140 characters to your followers: The Ogawa family challenges you to match their...

Pablo BracciniMar 27, 2011 04:42 pm GMT2043 views
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Hands for Japan - Matching All Donations (Crowdrise)
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