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Google Introduces Wiki-Like Map Maker Guides
document Distributed Knowledge

It’s easy to see the financial gain in crowdsourcing information (it’s free help), but Google gets other benefits as well. Map Maker users become more ingrained in the community when they make...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 20, 2011 05:59 am GMT3025 views
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Google Introduces Wiki-Like Map Maker Guides
Google Asks For Mapping Help, Launches Improved Map Maker
document Distributed Knowledge

Although previously available in a basic form, the new Google Map Maker adds significant improvements to the crowdsourced mapping system. According to Google's Kaushik Sridharan, Map...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 15, 2011 07:24 pm GMT1121 views
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Google Asks For Mapping Help, Launches Improved Map Maker
Facebook’s Leet Speak translates Female to Sandwich Maker
document Distributed Knowledge

Some women will have an insulting discovery when they change their language on Facebook to “Leet Speak.” Facebook translates female gender into “sandwich maker.” Facebook may claim this is...

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 05, 2012 12:38 am GMT919 views
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Facebook’s Leet Speak translates Female to Sandwich Maker
GOOD Maker Challenge: Create Your Own Crowdsourcing Competition
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Have a great idea for a future GOOD Maker challenge? Spend a few minutes browsing past and current funding opportunities on maker.good.is for more inspiration. Whether your challenge calls on...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 16, 2012 01:08 am GMT2275 views
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GOOD Maker Challenge: Create Your Own Crowdsourcing Competition
Google Gives Local Users More Power in Map Editing
document Distributed Knowledge

According to Google Map Maker software engineer Robin Anil, Regional Expert Reviewers earned their appointed positions by making an impressive number of high quality contributions to Google’s...

Rebecca GutierrezSep 14, 2011 12:28 am GMT1179 views
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Google Gives Local Users More Power in Map Editing
Map together with Google Map Maker
video Distributed Knowledge

Together with other volunteer map makers, you can easily go into Google Map Maker and make changes to make the map reflect the real world for millions to see. So whether you want to add a new...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 15, 2011 07:39 pm GMT899 views
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Map together with Google Map Maker
Best of Maker Business 2011
document Crowdfunding

The coming year promises to be as fruitful and exciting for makers as 2011. There are more opportunities for building profitable kit businesses, for finding corporate sponsors for projects or...

Claire MackayJan 01, 2012 07:53 am GMT1735 views
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Best of Maker Business 2011
Google Map Maker gets the Google+ treatment so you can ‘map with your friends’
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

You can now share your Google Maps edits and reviews with people connected to you on Google+. That basically means people can now share from Map Maker – which is a crowdsourcing initiative...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 30, 2012 12:13 pm GMT1792 views
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Google Map Maker gets the Google+ treatment so you can ‘map with your friends’
Google Map Maker gets an Activity Stream to keep users informed of changes in their neighborhood
article Distributed Knowledge

Google hopes that the Activity Stream will encourage Map Maker users to add even more content, making Google Maps more and more accurate. Crowdsourcing maps has worked for Google so far, and the...

Samuel BennettNov 13, 2012 12:03 am GMT1272 views
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Google Map Maker gets an Activity Stream to keep users informed of changes in their neighborhood
‘Magic Makers’ Launches CrowdFunding & Collaboration
article Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Crowdfunding

Created and hosted by social impact journalist Melissa Jun Rowley, ‘Magic Makers’ will feature students and innovators coming together to tell their inspiring stories and give them an opportunity...

Philip ChenJan 10, 2014 08:18 pm GMT695 views
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‘Magic Makers’ Launches CrowdFunding & Collaboration
Why more policy makers should adopt crowdsourcing
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The UN acknowledged that by initiating a crowdsourcing process, they needed to relinquish ownership of the overall statement. It now belonged to the people they were reaching out to, and exerting...

Harshida PatelFeb 27, 2014 01:33 pm GMT759 views
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Why more policy makers should adopt crowdsourcing
Introducing Google Map Maker for the United States
video Distributed Knowledge

Are you a local expert? Add detail to the places you know using Google Map Maker, now available for the United States. See mapping around the world happening right now at...

Fiona MaresAug 22, 2011 10:10 am GMT1670 views
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Introducing Google Map Maker for the United States
Map Your World: Google Updates Its Map Maker
blog Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Google wants you to map neighborhoods, parks, cities, and streets to create a crowd-sourced global map. “Add your favorite gift shop, the nearest tree farm, or even the golf course where you...

Fritz SchaeferDec 16, 2011 12:21 pm GMT1365 views
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Map Your World: Google Updates Its Map Maker
Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Makers of All Things Technical and Scientific Will Find Amazing Ideas and Tools to Make Their Dreams Reality at USA Science & Engineering Festival
document Open Innovation

The USA Science & Engineering Festival and Book Fair is a free, family-friendly event that allows kids and adults to participate in over 2,000 hands-on activities and see more than 200 live...

Harshida PatelJan 30, 2012 02:27 pm GMT2262 views
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Inventors, Entrepreneurs, and Makers of All Things Technical and Scientific Will Find Amazing Ideas and Tools to Make Their Dreams Reality at USA Science & Engineering Festival
Crowdfund an Ursula Le Guin stage show, mathematics-themed manga, and a new game from the makers of Space Quest
document Crowdfunding

Projects big and small are looking for your crowdfunding dollars this week, including a small-budget original film series, a play based on an Ursula K. Le Guin novel, a comic series that teaches...

Pablo BracciniMay 21, 2012 06:37 am GMT1038 views
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Crowdfund an Ursula Le Guin stage show, mathematics-themed manga, and a new game from the makers of Space Quest
Population Change-Makers: How Technology is Filling the Gap
document Open Innovation

By inspiring and supporting young people to get into social entrepreneurship, aligning markets with social and environmental goals, Billy Parish believes they'll find themselves...

Jason RobbinsJul 04, 2012 02:00 pm GMT1221 views
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Population Change-Makers: How Technology is Filling the Gap
Google Map Maker now available in Australia
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Google has finally released Google Map Maker – a crowdsourcing tool that allows users to edit and add Google Maps information – to the Australian market. The tool lets users add places or...

Samuel BennettAug 06, 2012 10:12 am GMT1461 views
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Google Map Maker now available in Australia
Zine makers hit the road to share their skills
article Crowdfunding

To fund the trailer and grow networks around Australia, Elouise Quinlivan and Jeremy Staples are pitching their project through the crowdfunding platform Pozible, an online site that lets...

Samuel BennettOct 29, 2012 03:31 am GMT1439 views
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Zine makers hit the road to share their skills
How Crowdfunded Hardware Makers Hit It Big In 2012
article Crowdfunding

A San Francisco-based incubator for early-stage hardware startups, Lemnos Labs, reports that today a majority of its portfolio companies use crowdfunding to make money. More importantly, they use...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 07, 2012 10:45 pm GMT1069 views
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How Crowdfunded Hardware Makers Hit It Big In 2012
Kickstarting The Oscars: 4 Crowdfunding Tips From The Makers Of Academy Award-nominated “Buzkashi Boys”
article Crowdfunding

Here are some important things for filmmakers to keep in mind from the makers Of Academy Award-nominated “Buzkashi Boys”: -If you’ve been iffy on Kickstarter, it’s time to reconsider....

Benjamin FosselJan 26, 2013 12:36 pm GMT1799 views
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Kickstarting The Oscars: 4 Crowdfunding Tips From The Makers Of Academy Award-nominated “Buzkashi Boys”
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