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Ben Kaufman Steps Down as Quirky CEO
article Tools

Quirky launches consumer products that are invented through web-based crowdsourcing events. Kaufman said last month it was running out of money. After failing to raise additional capital, the...

Claire MackayAug 02, 2015 01:46 pm GMT451 views
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Ben Kaufman Steps Down as Quirky CEO
New Features for Australia and New Zealand Navionics Chart Customers
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

SonarChart is an HD bathymetry map that encompasses a rich repository of depth data. Designed to provide a continuous, crowd-sourced cycle of improved charting, sonar logs uploaded after being...

Claire MackayAug 01, 2015 02:45 pm GMT432 views
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New Features for Australia and New Zealand Navionics Chart Customers
Questions to Ponder as the Future Electric Grid Takes Shape
article Open Innovation

You’re given a blank slate on which to envision a long-term, sustainable energy market. What would it look like? This was the challenge that Solar Electric Power Association (SEPA) posed to energy...

Claire MackayAug 01, 2015 12:18 pm GMT505 views
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Questions to Ponder as the Future Electric Grid Takes Shape
Freelancer's Losses Continue Despite 40.8 Per cent Revenue jump
article Tools

Freelancer chief executive Matt Barrie said the acquisition of a new payments platform will be a "game changer" for the crowdsourcing marketplace operator, which grew user numbers by 12.7...

Claire MackayJul 31, 2015 08:16 am GMT371 views
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Freelancer's Losses Continue Despite 40.8 Per cent Revenue jump
Seeking to Build a Better Proppant
article Open Innovation

The movement of a maple leaf as it tumbles gave insight to one of the winners of Statoil ASA and GE Oil & Gas’ first Open Innovation Challenge into the ideal shape for a proppant. Finding ways...

Claire MackayJul 29, 2015 07:27 am GMT537 views
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Seeking to Build a Better Proppant
How Equity Crowdfunding Is Failing Small Businesses
article Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding through sites such as Indiegogo and Kickstarter has grown like gangbusters over the past few years, allowing thousand of small companies to rake in tens of millions of dollars. Yet...

Claire MackayJul 26, 2015 08:59 am GMT1149 views
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How Equity Crowdfunding Is Failing Small Businesses
GE-Statoil Announce Winners for Alternatives to Sand in Shale Development
article Open Innovation

GE and Statoil’s Sustainability Collaboration announced today the five winners of its inaugural Open Innovation Challenge that focused on addressing the use of sand in unconventional...

Claire MackayJul 25, 2015 07:44 am GMT607 views
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GE-Statoil Announce Winners for Alternatives to Sand in Shale Development
Rappler and UNDP to Work Together for 'Social Good'
article Distributed Knowledge

Ressa sees that the opportunity for UNDP lies in the potential for crowdsourcing and community building, and social networking. She cited examples such as the Million People March which mobilized...

Claire MackayJul 23, 2015 09:20 pm GMT396 views
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Rappler and UNDP to Work Together for 'Social Good'
New Crowdsourcing Platform Targets Operations Side of Engineering
article Tools

Crowdsourcing platforms are a dime a dozen, but one such website is doing something a little different. Meet Spain-based Ennomotive, a crowdsourcing startup that targets a specific sector within a...

Claire MackayJul 22, 2015 06:50 am GMT610 views
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New Crowdsourcing Platform Targets Operations Side of Engineering
Stock Takes: NZ bourse likely lure for China
article Open Innovation

Just Water International boss Tony Falkenstein is offering big bucks to anyone who can come up with a great marketing idea for selling water filters. Falkenstein has started a crowdsourcing...

Claire MackayJul 21, 2015 01:06 pm GMT354 views
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Stock Takes: NZ bourse likely lure for China
Dismantling the Wall Between Work and Home
article Tools

The second emerging trend cited by Finegold is “collaborative economy.” With people increasingly sharing and crowdsourcing goods, services, funding and transportation, the real estate market had...

Claire MackayJul 17, 2015 05:13 am GMT577 views
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Dismantling the Wall Between Work and Home
Saving the Penang Hokkien Language, One Word at a Time
article Distributed Knowledge

They also have plans to set up a Hokkien Language Resource Centre, to have a Speak Hokkien Campaign, to teach Penang Peranakan or Baba Hokkien poems in nurseries and kindergartens and next year,...

Claire MackayJul 16, 2015 12:20 am GMT338 views
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Saving the Penang Hokkien Language, One Word at a Time
Taking a Page from the New York Public Library's Approach to Instagram
article Distributed Knowledge

One campaign that plays into crowdsourcing in particular is their #ireadeverywhere campaign, which is tied to their outdoor reading room. It encourages followers, even celebrities to take pictures...

Claire MackayJul 14, 2015 11:31 pm GMT526 views
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Taking a Page from the New York Public Library's Approach to Instagram
Teen Citizen Scientists are Giving us Inside Knowledge to Fight Disease
article Distributed Knowledge

It isn’t just school pupils that are taking part in citizen science. Flusurvey collects data by crowdsourcing volunteers’ symptoms online (you can sign up here). One of the drawbacks of...

Claire MackayJul 12, 2015 05:44 am GMT515 views
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Teen Citizen Scientists are Giving us Inside Knowledge to Fight Disease
Crowdsourcing Brain Data May Be Key To Unlocking The Secrets Of Gray Matter, Researchers Say
article Distributed Knowledge

Neuroscientists in Toronto have discovered that crowdsourcing brain data with hundreds of adults in a short period of time could be the key to unlocking more information about the brain. In a new...

Claire MackayJul 11, 2015 02:04 pm GMT571 views
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Crowdsourcing Brain Data May Be Key To Unlocking The Secrets Of Gray Matter, Researchers Say
Equity Crowdfunding Platform Bnk to the Future Passes the $10 Million Invested Mark
article Crowdfunding

In June, Bitcoin Magazine reported that Bitcoin investment fund Bitcoin Capital raised more than $1 million on the equity crowdfunding platform Bnk To The Future. Bitcoin Capital, a high-risk,...

Claire MackayJul 11, 2015 03:11 am GMT1025 views
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Equity Crowdfunding Platform Bnk to the Future Passes the $10 Million Invested Mark
Google Readies Tel Aviv Beta for Ride-Sharing via Waze
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

That Waze had come up with a way to essentially do the updating work for free, based on its crowdsourcing approach, was the truly revolutionary component of the app, said Zilka. Even better was the...

Claire MackayJul 09, 2015 09:56 am GMT880 views
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Google Readies Tel Aviv Beta for Ride-Sharing via Waze
When Counting How Many People are Killed by Police, Online Databases do a far better Job than the U.S. Government
article Distributed Knowledge

Both papers use websites Killed by Police and Fatal Encounters to compile their data. Those sites, in turn rely heavily on Google Alerts and Google News to find information about police killings....

Claire MackayJul 07, 2015 12:52 pm GMT782 views
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When Counting How Many People are Killed by Police, Online Databases do a far better Job than the U.S. Government
Emory Launches New 'Momentum' Crowdfunding Site
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Now Emory has launched its own crowdfunding site — dubbed Momentum — to support programs, projects and initiatives that are meaningful to members of the Emory community and beyond. SOURCE LINK...

Claire MackayJul 06, 2015 11:46 am GMT720 views
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Emory Launches New 'Momentum' Crowdfunding Site
Giving to Charity Increases Happiness and Can Be Easy
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

Technology is doing just that with the likes of crowd funding websites such as Give a Little and Pledge Me radically changing the way in which people connect with good causes. Donation of time...

Claire MackayJul 05, 2015 11:27 am GMT788 views
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Giving to Charity Increases Happiness and Can Be Easy
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