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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 GMT1285 views
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Japan crowdsources to achieve stronger national branding
Earthquake in Japan: Who to Call for Information on Relatives in Japan
document 

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 GMT3364 views
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Earthquake in Japan: Who to Call for Information on Relatives in Japan
Can Crowdsourcing Help Japan's Nuclear Crisis?
document 

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 GMT1513 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 GMT2110 views
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YouTube Launches Channel To Help Japan Quake Victims Communicate
Radiation monitoring in Japan goes crowd, open source
document 

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 GMT1961 views
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Radiation monitoring in Japan goes crowd, open source
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 GMT3051 views
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Japan in a Day Trailer
How To Follow the Japan Quake and Tsunami Anniversary on Social Media
document 

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 GMT1223 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 

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 GMT1377 views
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Video: Surfers, Fishermen and Radiation in Post Earthquake Japan
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 GMT697 views
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The 3.11 Japan Quake: Looking Back at News and Crowdsourcing on Media Coverage Map
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 GMT2047 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 GMT1640 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 GMT717 views
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Crowdbank
Airbnb Legality in Japan
article Distributed Knowledge

The case is being watched by more than just Airbnb investors, because what goes down in New York will have reverberations in crowdsourced travel markets around the world. Basically it is the first...

Jayne AnnApr 28, 2014 01:30 pm GMT1108 views
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Airbnb Legality in Japan
Crowdsourcing Just Getting Started in Japan
article Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity

For those readers trying to remember what crowdsourcing is, basically it's the use of unstructured crowds to get office/creative work done remotely. It's basically this decade's...

Jason RobbinsJul 15, 2014 05:45 am GMT927 views
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Crowdsourcing Just Getting Started in Japan
Startup from Japan delivers free software for paid translation crowdsourcing
document 

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 GMT1217 views
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Startup from Japan delivers free software for paid translation crowdsourcing
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 GMT1132 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 GMT2132 views
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Hands for Japan - Matching All Donations (Crowdrise)
Your Idea for Japan
site Open Innovation / Idea Generation

This campaign seeks to find ideas on how the Japanese victims can be helped besides direct donations. Suggestions can be made, for example, to the following questions: How can we express...

Fritz SchaeferMay 09, 2011 05:59 am GMT1034 views
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Your Idea for Japan
Safecast
site Distributed Knowledge / Forecasting and Prediction

Safecast is focused on providing unbiased data regarding the nuclear crisis in japan. They create data sets from various places to provide additional context to the official statements in these...

Tonya Van Dijk May 10, 2011 01:28 pm GMT5244 views
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Safecast
Radiation Crowdsourcing Effort in Japan to Expand with Knight Foundation Support
document Distributed Knowledge

In addition to measuring radiation in Japan, Safecast has made efforts to take readings globally to help with education and understanding of just what these measurements mean to residents of...

Jayne AnnOct 21, 2011 09:54 pm GMT1096 views
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Radiation Crowdsourcing Effort in Japan to Expand with Knight Foundation Support
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