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Computational Aesthetics Algorithm Spots Beauty That Humans Overlook
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Schifanella and co begin by crowdsourcing human opinion on the aesthetic quality of some 10,000 pictures from the Flickr database. These include both popular and unpopular images in four categories...

Jason RobbinsMay 22, 2015 12:02 pm GMT221 views
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Computational Aesthetics Algorithm Spots Beauty That Humans Overlook
DHL unveils plans to boost Berlin’s parcel options
article Open Innovation

Other moves planned by DHL include additional time windows for parcel deliveries as well as working on “completely new” crowdsourcing options and testing its own smartphone app for the first time...

Jason RobbinsMay 22, 2015 02:52 am GMT245 views
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DHL unveils plans to boost Berlin’s parcel options
FreeAgent £1m crowdfunding to drive ‘re-invention’
article Crowdfunding

EDINBURGH-based FreeAgent is furthering its drive to “re-invent” small business accounting with an ambitious £1 million crowdfunding campaign. The company – which provides cloud-based services...

Jason RobbinsMay 22, 2015 02:08 am GMT363 views
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FreeAgent £1m crowdfunding to drive ‘re-invention’
Navy Launches ‘Hatch’ Crowdsourcing Platform as Part of Innovation Initiative
article Open Innovation, Tools

The Navy will launch its new crowdsourcing platform today, with the hopes of not only conducting Navy-wide searches for good ideas but also helping smaller commands generate solutions to...

Jason RobbinsMay 21, 2015 02:33 am GMT304 views
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Navy Launches ‘Hatch’ Crowdsourcing Platform as Part of Innovation Initiative
YC-Backed New Story Crowdfunds Houses For Homeless Families
article Crowdfunding, Tools

New Story works on the same crowdfunding principles as Kickstarter or Indiegogo, but for raising money to build homes. It takes one family on at a time, and each campaign needs to raise $6,000...

Jason RobbinsMay 16, 2015 09:37 am GMT891 views
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YC-Backed New Story Crowdfunds Houses For Homeless Families
How technology helps Nepal relief efforts
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Other technology giants like Facebook and Google have also lent their support to the earthquake victims. The former’s Safety Check feature and the latter’s Person Finder both hope to use...

Jason RobbinsMay 15, 2015 03:26 am GMT510 views
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How technology helps Nepal relief efforts
Wikiclimate: crowdsourcing’s place in a Paris deal
article Open Innovation

Wikipedia’s rise shows the potential of collaboration between the world’s now 3 billion internet users. And a US university research centre now thinks the free Internet encyclopaedia’s model...

Jason RobbinsMay 15, 2015 02:01 am GMT423 views
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Wikiclimate: crowdsourcing’s place in a Paris deal
Introducing Tilt, the future of crowdsourcing cash for concerts
article Tools

The app’s recent foray into the music industry lets small venues and university students bring their favorite bands or artists to their cities. Using the app, people will pull together money to...

Jason RobbinsMay 14, 2015 11:57 am GMT389 views
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Introducing Tilt, the future of crowdsourcing cash for concerts
9 Designs That Could Finally Replace New Zealand's Controversial Flag
article Crowd Creativity

When New Zealand first raised its current flag, the design deferred to its United Kingdom rulers and bore a striking resemblance to another British colony next door. 100 years later, New...

Jason RobbinsMay 13, 2015 07:49 am GMT628 views
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9 Designs That Could Finally Replace New Zealand's Controversial Flag
Pa. Turnpike Teams up with Waze
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The turnpike already has an app called Trip Talk to help pass that information on to drivers, but now they are also teaming up with Waze. The free crowdsourcing app lets those driving on the...

Jason RobbinsMay 11, 2015 12:58 pm GMT479 views
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Pa. Turnpike Teams up with Waze
Building Tiny Houses a Big Help for the Homeless
article Crowdfunding

The GoFundMe campaign – called Tiny House, Huge Purpose – has brought in nearly $60,000 in less than a month. And Summers’ inbox is overflowing with offers for help from carpenters, homeless...

Jason RobbinsMay 10, 2015 12:05 pm GMT695 views
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Building Tiny Houses a Big Help for the Homeless
OurCrowd invests in Israeli ‘helmet’ to diagnose Parkinson’s
article Crowdfunding

To celebrate Israel’s 67th birthday, Israeli crowdfunding platform OurCrowd announced its 67th investment in ElMindA, which has developed the world’s first FDA-approved neural functional assessment...

Jason RobbinsMay 09, 2015 09:00 am GMT682 views
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OurCrowd invests in Israeli ‘helmet’ to diagnose Parkinson’s
What can a network learn that an individual cannot?
article Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge

As Chan points out, Crowdfunding represents an instance of how digital networks can uncover opportunities—and bridge substantive connections—more efficiently than human intelligence. “The speed...

Jason RobbinsMay 08, 2015 02:47 am GMT622 views
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What can a network learn that an individual cannot?
Lebanese Oil & Gas Initiative NGO kickstarted by Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding

The Lebanese Oil & Gas Initiative reached its first crowdsourcing goal of $10,000 within three weeks, and its first project is to bring together a global network of experts, from geologists to...

Jason RobbinsMay 06, 2015 12:52 pm GMT656 views
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Lebanese Oil & Gas Initiative NGO kickstarted by Crowdfunding
Top Legal Adviser Urges Clients to See through Reg A+ hype
article Crowdfunding

Ms. Fromberg said she is skeptical of all of the crowdfunding sites saying Regulation A+ is going to be the next big thing. One reason is the significant cost of the legal and accounting fees...

Jason RobbinsMay 04, 2015 12:26 am GMT615 views
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Top Legal Adviser Urges Clients to See through Reg A+ hype
Patients Consent to Physicians Crowdsourcing for Diagnosis
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

On multivariate regression analysis, white people and people who had previously posted information about their health were more likely to agree to have their personal information crowdsourced, Dr...

Jason RobbinsMay 03, 2015 11:13 am GMT605 views
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Patients Consent to Physicians Crowdsourcing for Diagnosis
Crowfunding raises millions for Nepal earthquake victims
article Crowdfunding

The catastrophe has cleared the way for technology to ride to the rescue. Over $4 million has been raised by more than 553 campaigns between the three largest crowdfunding sites – GoFundMe,...

Jason RobbinsMay 03, 2015 12:17 am GMT723 views
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Crowfunding raises millions for Nepal earthquake victims
Morrissey calls crowdsourcing “insulting” and a “desperate measure”
article Crowdfunding

Amanda Palmer, whom The Smiths singer is (potentially) performing with this July, offered a solution. In a letter posted on Salon, Palmer said she’d love to help Morrissey crowdfund his next...

Jason RobbinsApr 29, 2015 12:30 pm GMT717 views
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Morrissey calls crowdsourcing “insulting” and a “desperate measure”
Freelancer buys payments site for $9 million
article Tools

Online freelancing, outsourcing and crowdsourcing marketplace Freelancer.com has acquired escrow services website Escrow.com for US$7.5 million ($9.58 million). Still subject to approval from...

Jason RobbinsApr 28, 2015 12:55 pm GMT374 views
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Freelancer buys payments site for $9 million
Google Deploys Person Finder Tool to Aid Victims of Nepal Earthquake
article Distributed Knowledge

As reports of the devastation from this morning’s earthquake in Nepal continue to roll in, Google has launched Person Finder, a crowdsourced, missing persons database to help victims of the quake...

Jason RobbinsApr 26, 2015 09:03 am GMT603 views
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Google Deploys Person Finder Tool to Aid Victims of Nepal Earthquake
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