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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 GMT1292 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 GMT1089 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 GMT2400 views
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GOOD Maker Challenge: Create Your Own Crowdsourcing Competition
Google Introduces Wiki-Like Map Maker Guides
document 

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 GMT3199 views
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Google Introduces Wiki-Like Map Maker Guides
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 GMT965 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 GMT1860 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 GMT1914 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 GMT1405 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 

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 GMT839 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 GMT1090 views
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Why more policy makers should adopt crowdsourcing
Google Map Maker now available in Singapore
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Internet giant has finally launched its editing tool — a crowdsourcing initiative that allows users to add information to its mapping service — in Singapore, urging the local community to...

Samuel BennettJun 17, 2014 11:32 am GMT358 views
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Google Map Maker now available in Singapore
LG Taps into the Power of Crowdsourcing Joining World Maker Faire New York 2014
article Open Innovation

LG Electronics is tapping into the rising trend of “Open Innovation,” which is getting popular around the world. “Open Innovation” refers to making goods and products not through solely internal...

Claire MackaySep 22, 2014 01:22 pm GMT212 views
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LG Taps into the Power of Crowdsourcing Joining World Maker Faire New York 2014
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 GMT1752 views
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Introducing Google Map Maker for the United States
Google Gives Local Users More Power in Map Editing
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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 GMT1327 views
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Google Gives Local Users More Power in Map Editing
Map Your World: Google Updates Its Map Maker
blog 

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 GMT1444 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
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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 GMT2379 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 GMT1138 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 GMT1332 views
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Population Change-Makers: How Technology is Filling the Gap
Google Map Maker now available in Australia
document 

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 GMT1575 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 GMT1546 views
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Zine makers hit the road to share their skills
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