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How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer
article Crowdfunding

The Sukhatmes hope that Global Cures can serve as a matchmaker between researchers who want to conduct trials on promising alternatives and family foundations or other donors that might fund them....

Claire MackayApr 23, 2014 10:42 am GMT262 views
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How Big Pharma Holds Back in the War on Cancer
Thomson Reuters flushes out internal engineering talent with crowdsourcing
article Open Innovation

Thomson Reuters Corp. has hit upon an effective way to find engineering talent. The media and information company has figured out a way to crowdsource for problem solvers -- from behind the...

Claire MackayApr 22, 2014 06:19 am GMT151 views
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Thomson Reuters flushes out internal engineering talent with crowdsourcing
L'Oreal Exec's Personal Battle with Melanoma Led to Sunscreen Ads
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

L'Oreal is turning to the Thunderclap crowdsourcing tool to sign up people to send a synchronized message about Its THAT Worth It and wearing sunscreen on May 20 at 5 p.m. The company, which...

Claire MackayApr 21, 2014 11:48 am GMT239 views
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L'Oreal Exec's Personal Battle with Melanoma Led to Sunscreen Ads
Crowdsourcing: The Future Of Small Businesses?
article Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding for music and artistic projects has become common practice in recent years, but using an online crowdsourcing platform to fund small businesses has only recently started to gain...

Claire MackayApr 21, 2014 06:19 am GMT240 views
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Crowdsourcing: The Future Of Small Businesses?
NASA Leans Back for a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day
article Crowd Creativity

To mark Earth Day, Tuesday, April 22, the National Aeronautics and Space Agency is crowdsourcing a photomontage of the planet's various natural environments. Citizens of the world are asked to...

Claire MackayApr 20, 2014 12:40 am GMT746 views
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NASA Leans Back for a #GlobalSelfie for Earth Day
How GE Plans to Act Like a Startup and Crowdsource Breakthrough Ideas
article Open Innovation

It was a triumph of crowdsourcing—for a nominal price, GE used the knowledge of someone they would have never otherwise met to innovate its way out a design problem. It was also a proof of concept...

Claire MackayApr 19, 2014 09:05 am GMT430 views
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How GE Plans to Act Like a Startup and Crowdsource Breakthrough Ideas
Got a brilliant idea for a cycling product? Make it a reality and earn money along the way with this Decathlon crowdsourcing site
article Open Innovation, Tools

Open Oxylane, a crowdsourcing website owned by Decathlon, has launched a site where amateur designers and the public can work together to design the newest sports products. The co-working platform...

Claire MackayApr 19, 2014 02:40 am GMT403 views
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Got a brilliant idea for a cycling product? Make it a reality and earn money along the way with this Decathlon crowdsourcing site
NakedWines crowdsources $1 million for winemaker Scott Peterson
article Crowdfunding

Former Kendall Jackson winemaker Scott Peterson has scored more than $1 million in crowd-sourced start-up funding on the NakedWines.com web site to launch a new winemaking venture. Peterson, who...

Claire MackayApr 16, 2014 05:41 am GMT304 views
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NakedWines crowdsources $1 million for winemaker Scott Peterson
Health workers use crowdsourced maps to respond to Ebola outbreak in Guinea
article Distributed Knowledge

A New Scientist story published today explains how health workers from Médecins Sans Frontières were initially at a disadvantage when they arrived in Guinea to combat the deadly virus because they...

Claire MackayApr 12, 2014 12:44 am GMT441 views
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Health workers use crowdsourced maps to respond to Ebola outbreak in Guinea
Neil Young’s PonoMusic Kickstarter Campaign Raises $5.75 Million
article Crowdfunding

Less than 10 hours after launching their Kickstarter campaign on March 11, the team surpassed their $800,000 goal; at the 24-hour mark, they hit $2 million. Since then, Young and the PonoMusic team...

Claire MackayApr 11, 2014 03:03 am GMT688 views
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Neil Young’s PonoMusic Kickstarter Campaign Raises $5.75 Million
Booster Bolts Together Crowdfunding, Social Good
article Crowdfunding, Tools

By melding technology and social good, Andrew Moss, president of Booster LLC, believes the Newton, Massachusetts-based online crowdfunding site for social causes is the most promising new tech...

Claire MackayApr 11, 2014 12:55 am GMT303 views
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Booster Bolts Together Crowdfunding, Social Good
1800Flowers delivers on the value of sentiment via crowdsourcing
article Distributed Knowledge

“We can plug our existing Floral Delivery network into Deliv’s crowdsourced model and be the ‘crowd’ for them in some markets, which could increase our local florist profitability by increasing our...

Claire MackayApr 10, 2014 05:38 am GMT882 views
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1800Flowers delivers on the value of sentiment via crowdsourcing
Key to Innovation? A Good Story
article Open Innovation

There is compelling evidence that companies that focus on innovation goals beyond solely making more profit drive better results than companies that just look at the bottom line. Former P&G...

Claire MackayApr 08, 2014 07:06 am GMT384 views
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Key to Innovation? A Good Story
Standing up for Social Change
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Dreamstarter is ING DIRECT’s way of getting behind some of Australia’s most inspired go-getters. Seed funding is provided towards selected projects or ideas that are also supported by the...

Claire MackayApr 08, 2014 01:18 am GMT541 views
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Standing up for Social Change
Facebook Users Spot Rare Coat’s Disease in Child’s Photo
article Distributed Knowledge

A MOTHER who posted a picture of her daughter on Facebook got more than just a few likes after users spotted something in the photo that helped identify a rare disease. SOURCE LINK to the full...

Claire MackayApr 03, 2014 01:06 pm GMT367 views
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Facebook Users Spot Rare Coat’s Disease in Child’s Photo
So You Think You're Smarter Than A CIA Agent
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

"The wisdom of crowds is a very important part of this project, and it's an important driver of accuracy," Tetlock said. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Claire MackayApr 03, 2014 11:29 am GMT426 views
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So You Think You're Smarter Than A CIA Agent
How to hack your city and an app for urban mums in our latest roundup
article Tools

Hackcity allows you to identify what you don't like about your city, post it anonymously and offer your opinions about how to change it. Examples include reporting a broken paving slab, a...

Claire MackayApr 03, 2014 02:28 am GMT315 views
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How to hack your city and an app for urban mums in our latest roundup
Crowdsourcing vote recounts in a polarized Turkey
article Distributed Knowledge

Vote recounts have been crowd sourced in Turkey, amid widespread fraud allegations including discoveries of ballots in trash bags and suspicious power blackouts. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Claire MackayApr 02, 2014 10:52 am GMT472 views
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Crowdsourcing vote recounts in a polarized Turkey
Russia's dual-screen Yota crowdsources ideas
article Open Innovation

Two winning ideas on how to best make use of the dual-screen YotaPhone were chosen from more than a dozen generated at YotaPhone's Idea Camp, a crowdsourcing event attended by smartphone...

Claire MackayApr 01, 2014 01:30 am GMT302 views
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Russia's dual-screen Yota crowdsources ideas
Japanese growth hacking startup Kaizen Platform raises $5 million
article Cloud Labor, Tools

He gave me a quick look at the dashboard, which lists improvement points with numerical indicators, essentially empowering webmasters to ask crowdsourced workers to make an improvements with just...

Claire MackayMar 31, 2014 05:22 am GMT647 views
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Japanese growth hacking startup Kaizen Platform raises $5 million
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