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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 GMT3727 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 GMT1740 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 GMT2702 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 GMT2229 views
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Radiation monitoring in Japan goes crowd, open source
Japan crowdsources to achieve stronger national branding
document 

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 GMT1489 views
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Japan crowdsources to achieve stronger national branding
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 GMT3313 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 GMT1476 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
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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 GMT1652 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 GMT955 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 GMT2427 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 GMT1877 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 GMT1688 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 GMT1582 views
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Airbnb Legality in Japan
Justa wants to be Japan’s number one recruitment solution for startups
article Cloud Labor, Tools

Clients include a number of standouts in the Tokyo startup ecosystem: translation service Gengo, crowdsourcing platform Lancers, and offline-focused ecommerce app Origami. Even well-established...

Jayne AnnOct 18, 2014 01:42 am GMT2333 views
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Justa wants to be Japan’s number one recruitment solution for startups
Crowdsourcing in Japan: How a handful of companies are changing ideas about work
article Cloud Labor, Tools

For instance, Coconala’s main message, “Your skills can bring happiness to someone”, takes a decidedly more casual approach to adding value in society. The site offers peer-to-peer instruction or...

Samuel BennettMar 08, 2015 11:29 am GMT1293 views
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Crowdsourcing in Japan: How a handful of companies are changing ideas about work
Whomor, Japan’s Crowdsourced Comic Studio, Raises $1.6M from Digital Garage
article Crowd Creativity, Tools

Tokyo-based Whomor, the Japanese company offering a crowdsourcing platform focused on illustrations and 3D computer graphics, unveiled today that it has fundraised 200 million yen (about $1.6...

Harshida PatelDec 22, 2015 04:51 am GMT748 views
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Whomor, Japan’s Crowdsourced Comic Studio, Raises $1.6M from Digital Garage
Crowdfunding in Japan is not About Startups
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Another interesting thing about the crowdfunding phenomena here is that at the moment it is having a larger impact on corporate Japan than on smaller Japanese ventures. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Jayne AnnJan 03, 2016 07:02 am GMT889 views
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Crowdfunding in Japan is not About Startups
5 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake / Power of youth blooms through IT in Iwate
article Crowdfunding

When he turns on his computer, numbers pop up on a crowdfunding website called Ishiwari. Nakano works with peers on crowdfunding on the Internet and has raised a total of ¥6.88 million from 472...

Claire MackayJan 13, 2016 11:44 am GMT1116 views
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5 years after the Great East Japan Earthquake / Power of youth blooms through IT in Iwate
Startup from Japan delivers free software for paid translation crowdsourcing
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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 GMT1467 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 GMT1405 views
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Japan Status
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