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Apple, Google Collect User Data
document Open Innovation

The widespread collection of location information is the latest frontier in the booming market for personal data. Until recently, most data about people's behavior has been collected from...

Fritz SchaeferApr 24, 2011 12:20 am GMT2324 views
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Apple, Google Collect User Data
How and why you should do data journalism
document Distributed Knowledge

The Data Journalism Handbook has an explanation of the various methods that news outlets can use in order to acquire useful data, such as “scraping” of websites — as well as a discussion of the...

Tonya Van Dijk May 01, 2012 01:17 am GMT799 views
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How and why you should do data journalism
Global Technologies Ltd's Announces Collage Back Feed Server to Provide Data-Streams to Social Media Sites
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The data streams will be made available as part of the Collage application suite and provide geographical and user-relevant data to social data providers. This information allows social and...

Tim SatterthwaiteMay 05, 2011 06:44 pm GMT2258 views
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Global Technologies Ltd's Announces Collage Back Feed Server to Provide Data-Streams to Social Media Sites
Data.gov.uk for Christmas!
document Distributed Knowledge

Data.gov.uk is built with semantic web technology, which will enable the data it offers to be drawn together into links and threads as the user searches.

Jayne AnnNov 14, 2011 12:04 pm GMT673 views
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Data.gov.uk for Christmas!
Waze arms TV stations with crowdsourced traffic data
document Distributed Knowledge

Di-Ann Eisnor, the VP of partnerships and platforms for Waze, said the partner program is a validation of the importance of crowdsourced reporting and shows how broadcasters and social services can...

Claire MackayDec 11, 2011 04:14 am GMT993 views
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Waze arms TV stations with crowdsourced traffic data
Crowdsourcing French Data Quality
document Distributed Knowledge

As the French portal does not provide a way for re-users to signal imperfections they may find in the data or problems one may have with the portal interface, French NGO Regards Citoyens has...

Claire MackayFeb 08, 2012 11:14 am GMT1033 views
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Crowdsourcing French Data Quality
Crowdfunded ISP project will put user privacy first
document Crowdfunding

At present, Merrill has raised $27,000 towards the ultimate goal of $1 million,although unlike Kickstarter projects, your funding will go to the service whether it reaches that target or not. In...

Fritz SchaeferApr 12, 2012 03:02 pm GMT2289 views
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Crowdfunded ISP project will put user privacy first
Junar gets $1.2M to make open data more useful
document Tools

Junar’s Open Data Platform promises to make it easier for users to find the right data (regardless of its underlying format); enhance it with analytics; publish it; enable interaction with...

Pablo BracciniMay 29, 2012 01:47 pm GMT1039 views
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Junar gets $1.2M to make open data more useful
MIT scientists devise Qurk to make data crowdsourcing easier
blog Tools

The researchers devised a database system called Qurk that will automatically crowdsource data-sorting tasks that are hard to perform computationally, such as analyzing and captioning of images....

Adam FrazerAug 29, 2012 02:33 am GMT14227 views
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MIT scientists devise Qurk to make data crowdsourcing easier
Facebook Users Have 7 Days Starting Now To Vote On Clarified Policy Changes And If They’ll Keep Voting
article Distributed Knowledge

All users will soon receive an email alerting them to the vote on several important changes to Facebook’s Statement Of Rights And Responsibilities and its Data Use Policy. Users will vote on...

Luis Enrique MoralesDec 04, 2012 07:51 am GMT1202 views
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Facebook Users Have 7 Days Starting Now To Vote On Clarified Policy Changes And If They’ll Keep Voting
Service lets web users sell their data for cash
article Tools

Aiming to give web users more control over what they share, Datacoup is a new crowdsourcing marketplace that lets anyone sell their personal information direct to advertisers. Users pick and...

Fritz SchaeferMar 08, 2014 04:11 am GMT535 views
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Service lets web users sell their data for cash
Digital Journal Releases Data Showing Strong Growth in User-Generated Media
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Regarded as a pioneer and leader in crowd-sourcing and user-generated content, Digital Journal released the following information related to growth: Mobile growth * Mobile website and...

Archenette EvangelioFeb 25, 2011 03:38 am GMT2150 views
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Digital Journal Releases Data Showing Strong Growth in User-Generated Media
The Anatomy of a Crowdsourcing Platform
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing has be come a growing market in the current Internet. Thousands of workers categorize images, write articles or perform other small tasks on platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk...

Carl EspostiApr 22, 2011 06:45 pm GMT2400 views
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The Anatomy of a Crowdsourcing Platform
Apple Updates iPhone OS to Reduce Amount of Location Data Stored on Device
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Apple’s iOS update also deletes the location data cache when a user turns off location-based services and no longer backs the cache up to a computer via iTunes. The location information is used on...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 05, 2011 04:41 am GMT2486 views
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Apple Updates iPhone OS to Reduce Amount of Location Data Stored on Device
Twitter Users Come Together to Work on Power Cut Infographic
document Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing, or getting a large group of people to provide data on a particular subject, has been a rage ever since the web went social.

Luis Enrique MoralesMay 14, 2011 08:51 pm GMT2241 views
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Twitter Users Come Together to Work on Power Cut Infographic
NextTrain: Crowdsourced Phone Data Predicts Subway Train Times
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Technology behind NextTrain works by picking up changes in Base Station Identification, which are the physical towers to which cell phones connected. In every form of above ground travel, phones...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 11, 2011 07:30 am GMT1317 views
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NextTrain: Crowdsourced Phone Data Predicts Subway Train Times
ActiveCaptain
site Distributed Knowledge / Travel

ActiveCaptain started as a small site in 2007 where boaters could add information about marinas, anchorages, bridges, hazards, and other information of interest to people on boats. The information...

Jeffrey SiegelJul 29, 2011 03:02 am GMT5247 views
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ActiveCaptain
Surrey Police delivers open data app for iPhone users
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

The app presents users with the location and directions to the nearest police station plus local open police data and street-level crime data from the police API [application programming...

Pablo BracciniAug 26, 2011 12:15 pm GMT1971 views
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Surrey Police delivers open data app for iPhone users
How Open Data Could Make San Francisco Public Transportation Better [UPDATED]
document Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Kicker Studio , a Design Consultancy made up of Designers, Researchers, Innovators and Makers.They create meaningful, lasting relationships to products by creating interfaces that feel like a...

Tim SatterthwaiteOct 11, 2011 03:07 pm GMT2149 views
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How Open Data Could Make San Francisco Public Transportation Better [UPDATED]
WikiOrgCharts Launches Smart Job Search With Data From Indeed, LinkedIn and Facebook
document Open Innovation, Tools

WikiOrgCharts is the first platform on the web that allows users to pool their business contacts and to collaboratively map the relationships that exist within a company into an easy-to-access...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 13, 2011 02:46 pm GMT1867 views
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WikiOrgCharts Launches Smart Job Search With Data From Indeed, LinkedIn and Facebook
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