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An Easter Egg Hunt with a Difference
article Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

AnswerCrowd founder and CEO Daniel Martin says the model gives businesses the ability to receive valuable, unadulterated feedback from the crowd. The platform takes crowd sourcing to the next...

Jason RobbinsApr 13, 2014 11:27 am GMT353 views
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An Easter Egg Hunt with a Difference
Follow-Up on Skydiving Meteorite: Crowdsourcing Concludes it Was Just a Rock
article Distributed Knowledge

For all those involved with the initial investigation of the skydiver and the possible meteorite, they now feel they have resolution to their puzzle, thanks to the beauty of crowdsourcing. The rock...

Jason RobbinsApr 12, 2014 01:02 am GMT308 views
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Follow-Up on Skydiving Meteorite: Crowdsourcing Concludes it Was Just a Rock
Turkey is a case study in the value of citizen journalists, thanks to the ones behind @140journos
article Distributed Knowledge

It’s not surprising at all that such a country would ban Twitter and YouTube. This apparently caused difficulties for @140journos during their crowdsourced verification process, but they managed to...

Jason RobbinsApr 11, 2014 02:12 am GMT261 views
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Turkey is a case study in the value of citizen journalists, thanks to the ones behind @140journos
Ala. Governor Signs Crowd Funding Law
article Crowdfunding

The new law allows someone trying to start a small business in Alabama to use social media and advertising to find small investors who live in the state. The so-called "crowd funding" is...

Jason RobbinsApr 09, 2014 02:08 am GMT202 views
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Ala. Governor Signs Crowd Funding Law
Fund Managers Skeptical About Impact Of JOBS Act
article Crowdfunding

The Prequin report highlighted that both private equity and hedge fund managers were not moving fast to undertake crowdsourcing campaigns. “The Preqin survey of alternative investment managers...

Jason RobbinsApr 08, 2014 03:21 am GMT638 views
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Fund Managers Skeptical About Impact Of JOBS Act
North Plainfield Resident Crowdsourcing Salon for Alopecia and Cancer Victims
article Crowdfunding

Chavers currently works for the New Jersey Division of Taxation, but spends her free time designing her business and raising the funds to open her Heaven Your Way. She’s gone the traditional route...

Jason RobbinsApr 07, 2014 01:06 pm GMT247 views
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North Plainfield Resident Crowdsourcing Salon for Alopecia and Cancer Victims
The Wikipedia For Numbers Just Made My Job Easier, But It Needs Your Help To Be Even Better
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A new crowdsource site called Meterfy wants to make surfacing those numbers as easy as typing your query into a search bar. "Meterfy is a place anyone can contribute any fact they would...

Jason RobbinsApr 04, 2014 05:14 am GMT381 views
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The Wikipedia For Numbers Just Made My Job Easier, But It Needs Your Help To Be Even Better
Combining Crowdsourced Data to Create a Useful Whole
article Distributed Knowledge

Smart phone video played a starring role in the investigation following the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013. The investigation also highlighted limitations in existing systems related to...

Jason RobbinsApr 03, 2014 12:43 pm GMT402 views
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Combining Crowdsourced Data to Create a Useful Whole
Storm surge map will alert coastal residents at risk
article Distributed Knowledge

In fact, by accessing the map – which has a resolution of 250 meters – residents and emergency-response planners can determine nearly down to the house level how deep the water is expected to be....

Jason RobbinsApr 03, 2014 05:28 am GMT313 views
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Storm surge map will alert coastal residents at risk
Second Anniversary of JOBS Act Signing Brings Industry Leaders to Silicon Valley Crowdfund Conference
document Crowdfunding

The SV Crowdfund Conference, held on April 3 and 4, will provide in-depth education around the upcoming second anniversary of the JOBS Act, signed by President Obama in 2012. Members of the press...

Jason RobbinsApr 01, 2014 02:47 am GMT1329 views
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Second Anniversary of JOBS Act Signing Brings Industry Leaders to Silicon Valley Crowdfund Conference
Brussels Briefing
article Crowdfunding

With fragile banks desperately hanging on to their money and the need for funds to invest in growth and jobs becoming ever more desperate, the European Commission has adopted measures to kickstart...

Jason RobbinsMar 31, 2014 04:57 am GMT394 views
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Brussels Briefing
To Prevent Crime, Walk the Dog on At-Risk Blocks
article Distributed Knowledge

Lots of Los Angeles is built in a way that reduces the presence of what Jane Jacobs would call "eyes on the street." Can this disadvantage be overcome with crowdsourcing? SOURCE...

Jason RobbinsMar 29, 2014 07:25 am GMT415 views
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To Prevent Crime, Walk the Dog on At-Risk Blocks
MT EXPERT: How Crowdsourcing Can Help You Decide Which IPOs To Invest In
article Crowdfunding

The wisdom of the crowd approach can also, arguably, be applied to making investments. ‘Grey markets’, which allow investors to trade shares in a company ahead of their official IPO opening day,...

Jason RobbinsMar 29, 2014 01:35 am GMT323 views
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MT EXPERT: How Crowdsourcing Can Help You Decide Which IPOs To Invest In
Jeanne Pinder battles against 'secretive' U.S. health care marketplace
article Distributed Knowledge

Using information culled from reporting, database collection and crowdsourcing, ClearHealthCosts aims to shed light on the arcane world of health care pricing by mapping the wide disparities in...

Jason RobbinsMar 27, 2014 10:11 am GMT305 views
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Jeanne Pinder battles against 'secretive' U.S. health care marketplace
Koodo relaunches its Ideas crowdsourcing site, uses it to announce launch of the HTC One M8
article Distributed Knowledge

Koodo has relaunched its successful crowdsourcing site, Ideas, where thousands of user comments have been submitted and evaluated. The TELUS subsidiary claims that of the 1371 ideas obtained, 14...

Jason RobbinsMar 27, 2014 12:53 am GMT347 views
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Koodo relaunches its Ideas crowdsourcing site, uses it to announce launch of the HTC One M8
In Scandinavia, Volvo Crowdsources Roadway Safety
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing is a very big deal these days. NASA, for example, has used it to let amateur astronomers help in the search for new planets and killer asteroids. And on a more earthbound note, Waze...

Jason RobbinsMar 25, 2014 06:15 am GMT413 views
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In Scandinavia, Volvo Crowdsources Roadway Safety
Apps aid fashionistas in tracking down desired clothing, shoes
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

To overcome the drawbacks Mark Elfenbein, chief digital officer of Toronto-based start-up company Slyce said, Slyce uses a mix of technology and crowdsourcing to improve its search results....

Jason RobbinsMar 23, 2014 12:22 pm GMT416 views
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Apps aid fashionistas in tracking down desired clothing, shoes
10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love
article Crowdfunding

Here’s a list of 10 of the coolest crowdfunding success stories. 1. FORM1 2. Hidden Radio 2 3. SkyBell 4. Pebble 5. Elevation Dock 6. The Nikola Tesla Wardenclyffe Science Center 7....

Jason RobbinsMar 19, 2014 08:13 am GMT453 views
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10 Crowdfunding Success Stories to Love
Centurion commits £5m to GamCrowd start-ups
article Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding and crowdsourcing company GamCrowd, which focuses on the gambling industry, has signed an agreement with Centurion Solutions for the investment of up to £5m in start-ups on the...

Jason RobbinsMar 18, 2014 09:40 am GMT608 views
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Centurion commits £5m to GamCrowd start-ups
Imagining workplace 2020 and beyond
article Cloud Labor

Here’s some statistics to help you imagine: By 2017 over 2.5 billion people will use social networks (almost a third of the world’s population by then) By 2020 over 40% of the workforce...

Jason RobbinsMar 16, 2014 10:10 am GMT525 views
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Imagining workplace 2020 and beyond
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