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First Look at Imogen Heap's Crowd-Sourced Nature Documentary (Video)
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Entitled "Love the Earth," Heap's project is a collection of filmakers' and amateur videographers' "moments" with nature. This is a project where creativity is...

Benjamin FosselJan 09, 2011 04:49 pm GMT3241 views
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First Look at Imogen Heap's Crowd-Sourced Nature Documentary (Video)
Human Nature Forecast: The C2B Revolution
document Distributed Knowledge

With participation of consumers at the core, Tim and Robert see a changing role for companies in the future. Where companies used to add value by efficiency and knowledge, their adding value will...

Jayne AnnNov 24, 2011 01:14 pm GMT1154 views
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Human Nature Forecast: The C2B Revolution
TEDxAmsterdam Human Nature Forecast - The C2B Revolution Part 1
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In this eighth episode of TEDxAmsterdam's Human Nature Forecast series, Robert van Meer and Tim Meuleman share their thoughts about the role of 'human nature' in crowdsourcing (part...

Jayne AnnNov 24, 2011 01:57 pm GMT1271 views
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TEDxAmsterdam Human Nature Forecast - The C2B Revolution Part 1
TEDxAmsterdam Human Nature Forecast - The C2B Revolution Part 2
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In this eighth episode of TEDxAmsterdam's Human Nature Forecast series, Robert van Meer and Tim Meuleman share their thoughts about the role of 'human nature' in crowdsourcing. In...

Jayne AnnNov 24, 2011 02:52 pm GMT956 views
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TEDxAmsterdam Human Nature Forecast - The C2B Revolution Part 2
Natural Ergonomics Introduces Bamboo Furniture Collection
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Robert Cox, CEO of CoolerEarth, states, "This eco-friendly furniture line takes advantage of gravity and eliminates the use of hardware, utilizing its Slip-Fit design that enables customers to...

Samuel BennettJan 19, 2012 11:32 am GMT1641 views
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Natural Ergonomics Introduces Bamboo Furniture Collection
Citizens Contribute Over 1 Million Observations to National Nature Database
document Distributed Knowledge

The US Geological Survey (USGS), which runs USNPN , released the details in an announcement today: "The millionth observation was done by Lucille Tower, a citizen-scientist in...

Fritz SchaeferMay 10, 2012 06:33 am GMT3297 views
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Citizens Contribute Over 1 Million Observations to National Nature Database
ExplorationFunder connects Accredited Investors with high quality natural resource companies
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ExplorationFunder's stunning web-based platform helps solve these pain points in the capital raising process. These include deal sourcing and investor sourcing; standardized company profiles...

Sebastian BlancaMar 05, 2013 01:52 am GMT1283 views
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ExplorationFunder connects Accredited Investors with high quality natural resource companies
Nature from the Ground Up
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The website exists to promote public awareness of the plants and animals in the province, but Yolanda and her colleagues are also using it as a means to do research in crowdsourcing. By...

Harshida PatelNov 07, 2013 01:07 am GMT1133 views
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Nature from the Ground Up
Chico Nature Center reaches $10,000 crowdfunding goal
article Crowdfunding

With a week left in its challenge, the Chico Creek Nature Center met its crowdsourcing goal for funding and is on to its next mark. The Nature Center lost city funding as many Chico nonprofits...

Samuel BennettAug 30, 2014 12:56 pm GMT966 views
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Chico Nature Center reaches $10,000 crowdfunding goal
PatientsLikeMe Social Network Refutes Published Clinical Trial Nature Biotechnology
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PatientsLikeMe developed a novel algorithm designed to match patients who reported taking lithium with a number of other ALS patients that had similar disease courses. By using a matched control...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 05, 2011 06:11 am GMT5611 views
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PatientsLikeMe Social Network Refutes Published Clinical Trial Nature Biotechnology
Outbreak genomics
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the E. coli outbreak provides an encouraging precedent for the application of open-source genome analyses to future outbreaks, particularly those caused by pathogens where there is no existing...

Tonya Van Dijk Sep 11, 2011 12:50 pm GMT1691 views
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Outbreak genomics
Out of this world: Winners of National Geographic competition capture stunning images of nature at its most beautiful
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The winners of the National Geographic competition were taken from digital submissions on three categories of people, places and nature while judged by three National Geographic photographers....

Luis Enrique MoralesJan 07, 2012 03:09 am GMT2234 views
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Out of this world: Winners of National Geographic competition capture stunning images of nature at its most beautiful
In 2012, technology marched on but human nature continues to mess things up
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Even more innovative, Roboy’s development is being financed in part by crowdfunding — online donations from the public — in return for consideration based on amounts given. A small donation buys a...

Jason RobbinsDec 29, 2012 12:04 am GMT1479 views
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In 2012, technology marched on but human nature continues to mess things up
Naturalliance is calling upon crowdsourcing solutions to create maps for mapping out the riches of nature
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Together with its follow-on initiative Naturalliance, the TESS project could become a test case for citizen democracy. "If [such initiatives] help to show the way to bottom-up democracy,...

Pablo BracciniJan 10, 2013 12:22 pm GMT1547 views
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Naturalliance is calling upon crowdsourcing solutions to create maps for mapping out the riches of nature
Community engagement
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing efforts, such as those involved in the Escherichia coli O104 outbreak and, most recently, ash dieback disease, reflect a new era of community engagement in genomic analyses. SOURCE...

Jayne AnnMar 17, 2013 03:18 am GMT1587 views
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Community engagement
Conservationists Crowdsourcing Ideas For Nature Preserve
article Distributed Knowledge

For the first time in 40 years, the organization needs to imagine its own change. The organization is crowdsourcing inputs to help guide the open space district in its decisions about land...

Luis Enrique MoralesApr 07, 2013 07:41 am GMT2442 views
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Conservationists Crowdsourcing Ideas For Nature Preserve
Airbnb announces new emergency housing tool to help those in need during natural disasters
article Distributed Knowledge

The quick roll out appears to be especially important, given the lack of connectivity during emergencies. According to crowdsourcing site - Airbnb, its new tool allows locals with space to donate...

Pablo BracciniJun 12, 2013 01:17 pm GMT1074 views
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Airbnb announces new emergency housing tool to help those in need during natural disasters
The changing nature of charity: Plugging in to the digital age
article Crowdfunding

One such example involved Eric Garner’s family. Garner died at the hands of New York police in July. Since then, at least 19 separate crowdfunding campaigns have popped up claiming to raise money...

Samuel BennettMar 20, 2015 01:27 pm GMT687 views
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The changing nature of charity: Plugging in to the digital age
Love the Earth Film
video Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

This video is a sneak peak of the film, and consists of a collection of different filmmakers and amateur videographers' moments with nature. In addition, its a great example of how beneficial...

Benjamin FosselJan 09, 2011 05:08 pm GMT3999 views
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Love the Earth Film
Urban Edibles
site Distributed Knowledge / Environment (Green)

Urban Edibles is a crowdsourced map that help you find wild food sources in Portland, Oregon. They provide resources for those interested in wild edible, medicinal and otherwise notable plants....

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 18, 2011 10:06 pm GMT958 views
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Urban Edibles
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