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For consideration: Next-Generation Crowdsourcing, and the Future of Digital Public History
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

After having seen a number of successful projects that solicit the contributions of the user community in significant ways, author Sharon Leon, proposes that now might be a good time to pause and...

Adam FrazerJun 06, 2011 09:28 am GMT1811 views
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For consideration: Next-Generation Crowdsourcing, and the Future of Digital Public History
Four Ways Public Media Use Crowdsourcing to Spark Digital Innovation
document Crowd Creativity

Once dubbed the broccoli in a doughnut world of media, public media is shedding this image thanks to online crowdsourcing and increased transparency.

Jayne AnnOct 26, 2011 11:34 am GMT2205 views
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Four Ways Public Media Use Crowdsourcing to Spark Digital Innovation
How Social Media Could Improve Public Safety
document Distributed Knowledge

The very nature of social media’s open communication and crowdsourced information provides a powerful tool for public safety agencies. Take, for instance, the Twitter user who unknowingly tweeted...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 07, 2012 01:52 am GMT1697 views
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How Social Media Could Improve Public Safety
Public Enemy to mark 25th anniversary with two new albums
document Crowdfunding

Both records benefitted from Public Enemy's crowdsourcing campaign, with which they hoped to raise $250,000 (£157,000) directly from fans. Although the group was forced to revise their goal to...

Jason RobbinsMay 25, 2012 07:49 am GMT994 views
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Public Enemy to mark 25th anniversary with two new albums
Public pressure needed to counter child obesity
document Distributed Knowledge

INFORMAS aims to test approaches to crowdsourcing data on the healthiness of community food environments and using the data to generate feedback for local stakeholders, in New Zealand in 2015-2016....

Jayne AnnNov 30, 2014 10:21 am GMT747 views
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Public pressure needed to counter child obesity
Crowdsourcing Energy in Public Spaces
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Crowdsourcing energy in public spaces proves that almost anything today can be crowdsourced. It's an interesting "innovative" article!

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 22, 2011 07:08 pm GMT2769 views
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Crowdsourcing Energy in Public Spaces
Public Knowledge Project
site Distributed Knowledge / Social (or Peer) Production

Public Knowledge Project is dedicated to improving the scholarly and public quality of research. It operates through a partnership among the Faculty of Education at the University of British...

Luis Enrique MoralesMar 28, 2011 05:28 pm GMT1570 views
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Public Knowledge Project
FBI Asks Public for Help Breaking Encrypted Notes Tied to 1999 Murder
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The FBI has reached out to the public with code breaking brain teasers in the past--but they were games, not actual cases. This is the chance for want-to-be FBI sleuths to break their brains on...

Benjamin FosselMar 30, 2011 02:12 am GMT3576 views
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FBI Asks Public for Help Breaking Encrypted Notes Tied to 1999 Murder
The New York Public Library Uses Crowdsourcing to Update Its Archives
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Among a variety of predictions that Ben Brumfield makes about crowdsourcing transcription, he suggests that more transcription projects will launch that have thought of creative ways to recruit and...

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 04, 2011 05:42 pm GMT2944 views
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The New York Public Library Uses Crowdsourcing to Update Its Archives
Crowdsourced justice and public shaming
document 

In this modern incarnation, thousands of citizens are using social media to post hundreds of thousands of images and videos of people at the Vancouver riot in an attempt to "name and...

Fritz SchaeferJun 21, 2011 10:07 am GMT2546 views
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Crowdsourced justice and public shaming
PRX Story Exchange Shows Power of Crowdfunding via Public Radio
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Generally, they see confirmation of the project's premise that crowdfunding aligns well with public radio's reach, the role of strong local stations, listeners' active interest in...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 04, 2011 12:05 am GMT2062 views
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PRX Story Exchange Shows Power of Crowdfunding via Public Radio
How Twitter And Facebook Helped Bing Thom Design A Public Library
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Normally, a project of this magnitude would involve loads of public forums,PowerPoint presentations, and long-winded grandstanding by civic leaders.But with precious little time for standard...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 11, 2011 03:07 pm GMT1345 views
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How Twitter And Facebook Helped Bing Thom Design A Public Library
New Era for Public Engagement
document Distributed Knowledge

Significantly, a number of sessions at the sustainability conference focused on how to effectively engage people in community decision-making. Keynote speaker Amelia Shaw, Manager of Public...

Benjamin FosselAug 16, 2011 02:29 pm GMT7051 views
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New Era for Public Engagement
Film director invites the public to make movie
document Crowd Creativity

Dutch film director Paul Verhoeven has called on the public via the website of Entertainment Experience to write the script, compose the theme tune and design a game based on the film. Anyone in...

Sebastian BlancaSep 22, 2011 08:15 am GMT3939 views
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Film director invites the public to make movie
Crowd-Sourcing the Lowdown on New York’s Privately Owned Public Spaces
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The New York World, an online publication just launched by the Columbia School of Journalism, is partnering with WNYC’s Brian Lehrer Show to do a crowd-sourced map that will look into exactly...

Claire MackayOct 29, 2011 01:21 am GMT810 views
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Crowd-Sourcing the Lowdown on New York’s Privately Owned Public Spaces
Communities Rally to Get into Planetizen’s List of the Top 100 Public Spaces
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While this may cause some to scratch their heads, Planetizen and PPS seem fine with this feistier, more democratic view of the top 100 public spaces. “It seems highly appropriate that we celebrate...

Jayne AnnNov 01, 2011 08:18 am GMT702 views
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Communities Rally to Get into Planetizen’s List of the Top 100 Public Spaces
Crowdsourcing geodata for public transport information
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How crowdsourcing was used to overcome the lack of public transport in Chennai, india. Presented at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore for Mobilicity http://mobilicity.praja.in/

Claire MackayNov 14, 2011 11:34 pm GMT1539 views
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Crowdsourcing geodata for public transport information
American Public Media Buys Spot.us
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"We couldn’t be more excited about joining forces with the Public Insight Network to change the way journalism is both funded and reported," said SPOT.US Founder DAVID COHN....

Claire MackayDec 02, 2011 03:00 am GMT2523 views
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American Public Media Buys Spot.us
Reed asks public to pick new TV ad
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Martin Warnes,managing director of reed.co.uk, commented:"We've been increasingly involved in supporting and promoting short film during the last couple of years with our own annual...

Benjamin FosselDec 12, 2011 12:50 am GMT1718 views
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Reed asks public to pick new TV ad
City asks for public's input on "budget pressures," launches online consultation process
document Distributed Knowledge

And because of these “budget pressures,” the city launched TalkVancouver.com, which asks the public to share its cost saving ideas and budget priorities. The site includes a budget survey, the...

Tim SatterthwaiteJan 22, 2012 05:05 am GMT1842 views
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City asks for public's input on
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