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Exploring a Culture of Health: Repurposing Medicine to Help More People
article Tools

Cures Within Reach does not conduct or fund the research , but instead helps bring the important stakeholders, clinicians, researchers, and funding institutions together. With support from RWJF,...

Jayne AnnAug 24, 2014 04:56 am GMT188 views
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Exploring a Culture of Health: Repurposing Medicine to Help More People
New smartphone app lets farmers crowdsource coffee fungus alerts
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

A new smart phone app could help warn coffee farmers in Costa Rica about an impending outbreak of the fungus roya, or other pests. Developed by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization,...

Jayne AnnAug 21, 2014 11:58 pm GMT226 views
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New smartphone app lets farmers crowdsource coffee fungus alerts
Technology’s Crucial Role in the Fight Against Hunger
article Distributed Knowledge

Identifying who is genuinely in need cannot be done as well by a centralized government bureaucracy -- even one with regional offices -- as it can through a distributed network of individuals and...

Jayne AnnAug 19, 2014 01:40 pm GMT310 views
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Technology’s Crucial Role in the Fight Against Hunger
Toronto Startup Luevo Crowdsources Demand for Emerging Designer Fashions
article Distributed Knowledge

But the tool doesn’t always drive direct sales and demand for emerging designer fashions. “Buyers don’t go to fashion events anymore,” explains Caracleanu. So she decided to launch Luevo, which...

Jayne AnnAug 16, 2014 11:51 pm GMT258 views
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Toronto Startup Luevo Crowdsources Demand for Emerging Designer Fashions
One Year After Discovery, Crowdsourcing the Olinguito
article Distributed Knowledge

Helgen calls the influx of information a "crowdsourcing," though the effort isn't your typical fundraiser on Kickstarter. Helgen doesn't want your money, just your knowledge....

Jayne AnnAug 16, 2014 10:07 pm GMT292 views
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One Year After Discovery, Crowdsourcing the Olinguito
NSW Premier Mike Baird looks to crowdsourcing to solve Sydney's traffic problems
article Open Innovation

Solutions to Sydney's worst traffic congestion hot spots will be "crowdsourced" by the NSW government to tap into the widest possible pool of ideas. The Premier's Innovation...

Jayne AnnAug 16, 2014 12:59 pm GMT511 views
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NSW Premier Mike Baird looks to crowdsourcing to solve Sydney's traffic problems
More Michigan colleges use crowdfunding for research
article Crowdfunding

With government funding down, researchers have looked more to private investors to help support their work, said Daryl Weinert, associate vice president for research-sponsored projects at the...

Jayne AnnAug 11, 2014 12:02 am GMT446 views
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More Michigan colleges use crowdfunding for research
10 ways technology is fighting climate change
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Hackathons are powerful tools, and they're becoming more mainstream. Companies, organizations, and governments are all using the events to generate fresh ideas. Crowdsourcing for environmental...

Jayne AnnAug 07, 2014 12:56 pm GMT165 views
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10 ways technology is fighting climate change
Route Planning For The Happiest Walk, Not The Quickest
article Distributed Knowledge

The problem with crowdsourcing is that it requires active user participation. To build an instant route planner for multiple places would be hard. So Quercia and his colleagues turned to a more...

Jayne AnnAug 07, 2014 06:40 am GMT187 views
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Route Planning For The Happiest Walk, Not The Quickest
Westpac Customers to Get First Augmented Reality Banking App
document Open Innovation

The app was the winning concept from the bank’s crowd sourcing initiative, The Westpac Global App Challenge – UK. It will be available to customers in September. Further development for future...

Jayne AnnAug 05, 2014 12:31 pm GMT580 views
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Westpac Customers to Get First Augmented Reality Banking App
Aussie firm aims to build 10,000-strong software army
article Distributed Knowledge

By combining these people with a talent pool of 100,000 via overseas crowdsourcing partners, Revolution IT hopes to become the "biggest testing organisation" in the world, in the words of...

Jayne AnnAug 03, 2014 07:07 am GMT549 views
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Aussie firm aims to build 10,000-strong software army
Crowdsourcing Platform Luevo Lets You Shop The Runway During Fashion Week
article Crowdfunding, Tools

For emerging fashion designers, fulfilling orders can be one of the hardest aspects of business. That's why Ana Caracaleanu decided to launch Luevo, a startup crowdsourcing platform that aims...

Jayne AnnAug 02, 2014 09:58 am GMT452 views
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Crowdsourcing Platform Luevo Lets You Shop The Runway During Fashion Week
Always misplacing things? Lost and found apps may help
article Tools

The app also uses crowdsourcing so if other Tile app users come within range of a lost item the location is updated for the owner. “Other people in the community never see that your stuff is...

Jayne AnnAug 01, 2014 10:47 am GMT241 views
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Always misplacing things? Lost and found apps may help
Stockholm Crowdsources Color of New Subway Line
article Distributed Knowledge

Stockholm residents are getting the chance to dictate the color of their commute with an online competition created by the city’s county council. The Swedish capital is expanding its subway system...

Jayne AnnAug 01, 2014 06:07 am GMT279 views
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Stockholm Crowdsources Color of New Subway Line
Crowdsourcing Lightning Strikes Actually Works Pretty Well
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

This enthralling cartography of the crackling skies was made by the people behind Blitzortung, an ambitious and geographically sprawling attempt to crowdsource foul weather. Years back, the...

Jayne AnnAug 01, 2014 03:22 am GMT226 views
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Crowdsourcing Lightning Strikes Actually Works Pretty Well
Alleged scamming brothers inflame Airbnb host, Kickstarter users
article Crowdfunding, Tools

In a bizarre tale that is raising fresh questions about the risks of renting one’s own car or home, the Pashanin brothers are being blasted as “squatters” by their Palm Springs, Calif., Airbnb...

Jayne AnnJul 31, 2014 10:57 am GMT194 views
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Alleged scamming brothers inflame Airbnb host, Kickstarter users
Social communities build on creative process
article Open Innovation

Based on its experience with IdeaStorm, Dell has identified several best practices to use social media for crowdsourcing. First and foremost, support from senior leadership is critical before...

Jayne AnnJul 27, 2014 10:46 am GMT599 views
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Social communities build on creative process
Ron Paul Wants to Encourage an ‘Epidemic of Truth-Telling’
article Distributed Knowledge

Voices of Liberty is an outgrowth of the online Ron Paul Channel, but will be more interactive. Crowdsourcing is the use of soliciting content from a large group of contributors for an online...

Jayne AnnJul 26, 2014 03:14 pm GMT306 views
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Ron Paul Wants to Encourage an ‘Epidemic of Truth-Telling’
Kuli Kuli Sprouts Its Own Seed Round Pitching A New Superfood
article Crowdfunding

The 26-year-old chief executive has raised $355,000 through the crowdsourcing platform AgFunder, lining up some big-time venture capital investors like Foundry Group co-founder Brad Feld. In...

Jayne AnnJul 26, 2014 02:09 pm GMT214 views
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Kuli Kuli Sprouts Its Own Seed Round Pitching A New Superfood
Swedish Swiftcourt Takes the Step Towards the Future of Online Justice
article Tools

“There are companies like Zipcourt, Modria and Netarb that work in online arbitration, but their legal costs remain high and their technology innovations are low. In comparison, Swiftcourt’s...

Jayne AnnJul 25, 2014 10:27 pm GMT438 views
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Swedish Swiftcourt Takes the Step Towards the Future of Online Justice
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