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How To Follow the Japan Quake and Tsunami Anniversary on Social Media
document Distributed Knowledge

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 GMT1201 views
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How To Follow the Japan Quake and Tsunami Anniversary on Social Media
Innovative Tsunami & Flood Shelter System to be Funded by the Crowds
document 

The STATIM (Storm, Tornado And Tsunami Interconnected Modules) Shelter consists of an enclosable hull comprised of a series of precast concrete modules, similar to large concrete pipes. Once...

Claire MackayDec 27, 2011 01:57 pm GMT1511 views
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Innovative Tsunami & Flood Shelter System to be Funded by the Crowds
Robotic Seals Help Japanese Tsunami Victims
video 

This is one of the videos posted in the Tsunami Stories, wherein elderly victims of Japan's tsunami disaster are helping to relieve the stress with robotic seals. Tsunami Stories is a a...

Jason RobbinsMar 11, 2012 05:44 am GMT1461 views
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Robotic Seals Help Japanese Tsunami Victims
BBCドキュメンタリー「津波の子供たち」"Japan's children of the tsunami " 3.11
video Distributed Knowledge

Documentary describing the 3.11 Tsunami / Nuclear Radiation disaster of March 2011 in interviews with children.

Jason RobbinsMar 11, 2012 05:32 am GMT1699 views
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BBCドキュメンタリー「津波の子供たち」
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 GMT1120 views
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Japan Status
Radiation Crowdsourcing Effort in Japan to Expand with Knight Foundation Support
document Distributed Knowledge

In addition to measuring radiation in Japan, Safecast has made efforts to take readings globally to help with education and understanding of just what these measurements mean to residents of...

Jayne AnnOct 21, 2011 09:54 pm GMT1061 views
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Radiation Crowdsourcing Effort in Japan to Expand with Knight Foundation Support
We Are All Radioactive - official teaser
video Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Through crowdsourcing platform IndieGoGo, We Are All Radioactive is raising funds to release the different episodes of their web series progressively: as soon as they get enough money for one...

Samuel BennettMar 20, 2012 05:29 am GMT1344 views
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We Are All Radioactive - official teaser
Tomnod, Google Earth and MH370 Change the World
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing and Google Earth have forever changed the way the world responds to disasters such as the loss of flight MH370 and the Japanese earthquake and tsunami in 2011, say participants at...

Samuel BennettApr 08, 2014 12:44 am GMT648 views
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Tomnod, Google Earth and MH370 Change the World
Earthquake in Japan: Who to Call for Information on Relatives in Japan
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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 GMT3327 views
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Earthquake in Japan: Who to Call for Information on Relatives in Japan
From Tokyo to California, Radiation Tracking Gets Crowdsourced
document Distributed Knowledge

A number of real-time amateur radiation monitors have popped up online. A live geiger counter at altTokyo.com updates a graph with data every 60 seconds, and a uStream channel broadcasting the...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 16, 2011 03:01 pm GMT4222 views
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From Tokyo to California, Radiation Tracking Gets Crowdsourced
Japan Earthquake Response
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As an initial step, in an effort to raise global awareness and help prevent future loss of lives, The Global Innovation Commons are making available a list of all patent disclosures and open source...

Tonya Van Dijk Mar 20, 2011 08:31 pm GMT2190 views
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 Japan Earthquake Response
CNN 'Open Stories' combine citizen journalism and professional reporting

Citizen journalism has been shaking up the news industry for years already, and CNN's iReport section is one of many efforts by traditional news outlets to include citizen voices. Earlier this month, however, CNN launched a new effort, dubbed “Open Stories”, that aims to take that concept a step further by crowdsourcing coverage of important topics through a combination of citizen and professional journalists.

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Chris TurnerMar 23, 2011 06:15 pm GMT2563 views
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Crowdsourcing’s Hall of Fame

There are a myriad of possibilities in the search for crowdsourcing milestones that announced its advent and its adoption as a model for online production, problem solving and for organizing for collective action: Commercial applications, advertising campaigns that succeed or backfire, funding for entrepreneurial ventures. This list of one dozen focuses on the pinnacles that demonstrate crowdsourcing’s highest potential: For public good, scientific research and technological innovation.


Each of these events involves a seminal moment when crowdsourcing came into greater public awareness being driven from calls to action that resulted in ever increasing numbers of individuals working together in a manner that has raised our collective consciousness.


We have selected our landmark crowdsourcing events based on criteria that make them notable because of their scale, their impact and the extent of their outreach to a wider audience both demographically and geographically. See if you agree with our choices!

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Carl EspostiMar 28, 2011 05:44 am GMT8527 views
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Why Twitter can be the Next Big Thing in Scientific Collaboration
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There are currently already a few tools that are providing in the creation of collective wisdom, making possible scientific collaborations through (social) media. A first group of examples can be...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 03, 2011 12:35 pm GMT7706 views
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Why Twitter can be the Next Big Thing in Scientific Collaboration
Crowdsourcing is good -- but not enough
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Speaking on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day (May 3), Irina Bokova, head of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization, applauded the explosion of citizen...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 03, 2011 02:40 pm GMT1715 views
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Crowdsourcing is good -- but not enough
Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa
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The idea behind Huduma (the Swahili word for service) is that people can send – by text, email or Twitter – reports on the performance of services in their district. This will then be mapped on...

Tonya Van Dijk May 19, 2011 12:49 pm GMT1581 views
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Crowdsourcing put to good use in Africa
Portland’s CivicApps Initiative: Crowd Sourcing for Crisis Management
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City of Portland, Oregon’s CivicApps initiative has proven to be a fruitful means for generating innovative, unconventional disaster preparedness tools. The crowd sourcing approach of CivicApps is...

Fritz SchaeferMay 19, 2011 02:01 pm GMT1978 views
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Portland’s CivicApps Initiative: Crowd Sourcing for Crisis Management
Crowdsourcing's Potential to Help the Needy
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The lessons learned from crowdsourcing in Japan could one day benefit charities on Long Island. A map to which local groups would post data could help point food, clothing or other donations to...

Jayne AnnOct 12, 2011 07:22 am GMT1515 views
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Crowdsourcing's Potential to Help the Needy
A Manufacturing Democracy
document 

Through the use of Web 2.0 technology, Local Motors is transforming the way we manufacture. This is the type of out-of-the-box thinking that could help save manufacturing in America. At the very...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 01, 2011 11:30 pm GMT1403 views
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A Manufacturing Democracy
Community-Oriented Manufacturers: Crowdsourcing & Micro-Factories
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

A truly transformational opportunity involves using social media to reconstitute the way we build and distribute products.One car maker,called Local Motors, has done just that. Using...

Tonya Van Dijk Nov 10, 2011 03:00 am GMT1594 views
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Community-Oriented Manufacturers: Crowdsourcing & Micro-Factories
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