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AMPION launches Adopt a startup crowdfunding campaign
article Crowdfunding

AMPION has officially launched this year’s crowdfunding campaign tagged “Adopt a startup” as part of efforts aimed at making innovative African startups sustainable. Through the campaign, AMPION...

Jason RobbinsSep 27, 2014 09:37 am GMT150 views
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AMPION launches Adopt a startup crowdfunding campaign
Living Hawaii: Crowdsourcing the Cost of Paradise
article Distributed Knowledge

In some cities, a lot of people forgo key costs associated with owning vehicles, thanks to much more complete mass transit systems, city bike-sharing systems and popular car-shares, like Zipcar....

Jason RobbinsSep 26, 2014 12:10 pm GMT450 views
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Living Hawaii: Crowdsourcing the Cost of Paradise
CamFind app brings accurate visual search to Google Glass
article Distributed Knowledge

Google Glass is a wearable device that you wear like glasses and use to access computing or camera functions while on the run. CamFind can bring visual search to Glass, using artificial...

Jason RobbinsSep 25, 2014 12:30 pm GMT332 views
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CamFind app brings accurate visual search to Google Glass
Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing in Emerging Countries
article Open Innovation

But even though companies continuously launch new initiatives designed to help them leverage the power of outside knowledge and resources to drive innovation forward, there is a sense within these...

Jason RobbinsSep 23, 2014 07:07 am GMT285 views
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Open Innovation and Crowdsourcing in Emerging Countries
From donors to research, state has key role in Ebola fight
article Distributed Knowledge

David La’s work at Baker Laboratory — which began two years ago — falls under the research category, and La says they’re throwing everything they have at the effort. They are even using Foldit, the...

Jason RobbinsSep 20, 2014 12:37 pm GMT474 views
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From donors to research, state has key role in Ebola fight
Dell Medical School dean discusses how to improve health care system
article Open Innovation

Johnston highlighted the Caring Wisely Program, an initiative he spearheaded at the University of California–San Francisco, where he was the former associate vice chancellor of research. Caring...

Jason RobbinsSep 18, 2014 12:56 am GMT1954 views
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Dell Medical School dean discusses how to improve health care system
CrowdFlower raises $12.5M for crowdsourced data scrubbing
article Cloud Labor

CrowdFlower is using crowdsourcing to simplify this process, and the company announced today that it has put together $12.5 million in funding to help it grow. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Jason RobbinsSep 18, 2014 12:01 am GMT488 views
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CrowdFlower raises $12.5M for crowdsourced data scrubbing
Three Keys To Building A Global Crowdsourcing Company
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Leading 19,000 people I’ve never met based all over the world isn’t easy. But it is rewarding and given the success of eBay, Craigist, Uber and hundreds of other companies disrupting the status quo...

Jason RobbinsSep 17, 2014 02:17 am GMT398 views
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Three Keys To Building A Global Crowdsourcing Company
Govtech Fund raises $23M fund so we can avoid another Healthcare.gov
article Tools

Two years ago, it launched the Presidential Innovation Fellows program, which pairs fellows ranging from venture capitalists to all kinds of “geek” types with government agencies in an attempt to...

Jason RobbinsSep 16, 2014 07:26 am GMT350 views
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Govtech Fund raises $23M fund so we can avoid another Healthcare.gov
First POST: Data Dumps
article Tools

MoveOn is crowdsourcing questions that its members wants answered "before moving forward with military action in Iraq or Syria." SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Jason RobbinsSep 14, 2014 08:16 am GMT201 views
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First POST: Data Dumps
App Hopes to Save Indian Beggar Children
article Tools

That’s where Helping Faceless says it comes in. A new app created by two Indian techies earlier this year, Helping Faceless uses algorithms and partnerships with NGOs to combat cruelty against...

Jason RobbinsSep 14, 2014 07:09 am GMT366 views
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App Hopes to Save Indian Beggar Children
Crowdsourcing Human Rights
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

The Internet has also allowed activists to access information as never before. I recently joined the Movements.org team, a part of the New York-based organization, Advancing Human Rights. This new...

Jason RobbinsSep 12, 2014 05:22 am GMT407 views
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Crowdsourcing Human Rights
Crowdsourcing flash-flood warnings that race the waters downstream
article Distributed Knowledge

We wanted to use mobile phones – now ubiquitous in Bangladesh – to crowdsource flash-flood warnings. Alerting people about the imminent onrush of flash floods in northern Bangladesh (located along...

Jason RobbinsSep 10, 2014 06:38 am GMT374 views
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Crowdsourcing flash-flood warnings that race the waters downstream
Want to get to know Vietnam’s startup world? Check out this tour
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Luckily for foreigners, key people in the Vietnamese ecosystem possess the answers. One such individual is Ngan Sau from Twenty.vn. She’s partnered with Triip.me, the tour crowdsourcing startup out...

Jason RobbinsSep 05, 2014 01:32 pm GMT510 views
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Want to get to know Vietnam’s startup world? Check out this tour
Kaizen lets you crowdsource growth-hack solutions (#StartupAsia Arena)
article Distributed Knowledge

Yasuhiko Yurimoto, founder and CEO of Global Brain, expressed some doubt about the reliability of crowdsourcing solutions. Takino countered, saying that Kaizen members of Kaizen’s crowdsourcing...

Jason RobbinsSep 05, 2014 05:57 am GMT381 views
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Kaizen lets you crowdsource growth-hack solutions (#StartupAsia Arena)
With Wikistrat, Crowdsourcing Gets Geopolitical
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing has long been heralded as a means to shake up stale thinking in corporate spheres by providing cheaper, faster means of processing information and problem solving. But now even...

Jason RobbinsSep 04, 2014 07:25 am GMT335 views
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With Wikistrat, Crowdsourcing Gets Geopolitical
Improve our transport experience? There's a hackathon for that
article Distributed Knowledge

In the Buses Category, bus dispatch scheduler RideWithMe aims to use crowdsourcing to solve long waiting times, overcrowding, inaccurate bus arrival times and navigation difficulties for buses....

Jason RobbinsSep 02, 2014 01:33 pm GMT186 views
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Improve our transport experience? There's a hackathon for that
US growth sees DesignCrowd double its total payments in a year
article Crowd Creativity

After taking six years to reach $10 million in payments to designers, Australian startup DesignCrowd has doubled that total just one year later. The global crowdsourcing marketplace for design...

Jason RobbinsSep 02, 2014 01:50 am GMT307 views
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US growth sees DesignCrowd double its total payments in a year
1833 Meteor Storm Started Citizen Science
article Distributed Knowledge

Instead, Olmsted’s crowdsourced observations showed that meteor showers were seen nationwide and fell from space under the influence of gravity. The crowd also noted that the showers had appeared...

Jason RobbinsAug 30, 2014 01:30 pm GMT638 views
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1833 Meteor Storm Started Citizen Science
Tracking the 2014 Ebola Outbreak Through Its Genes
article Distributed Knowledge

Discerning the exact significance of the mutations will take a massive global effort. Sabeti and her colleagues put all of their raw sequencing data online back in June to make it available to...

Jason RobbinsAug 29, 2014 02:20 pm GMT487 views
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Tracking the 2014 Ebola Outbreak Through Its Genes
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