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Airport Marketing Exchange: Delivering a Better Airport Experience via Crowdsourcing Ideas
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Copenhagen Airport is asking travellers to send in suggestions on which shops, restaurants and other facilities should be part of the airport of the future. This is done via a new crowdsourcing...

Jayne AnnSep 16, 2014 07:02 am GMT260 views
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Airport Marketing Exchange: Delivering a Better Airport Experience via Crowdsourcing Ideas
Playgrounds For All Children: Here’s How To Find One
article Distributed Knowledge

It’s one of 2505 playgrounds in 48 states and DC and 996 cities listed in our Playgrounds for Everyone app. NPR has spent the last year crowdsourcing the list. (These totals do not include more...

Jayne AnnSep 14, 2014 11:26 am GMT245 views
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Playgrounds For All Children: Here’s How To Find One
Hic! Crowdsourced city lounge by Heineken
article Crowd Creativity

Heineken is set to unveil its inaugural interactive Pop-Up City Lounge during the London Design Festival. Following a huge crowdsourcing campaign, the beer brand commissioned 20 international...

Jayne AnnSep 14, 2014 07:31 am GMT1214 views
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Hic! Crowdsourced city lounge by Heineken
BBC mobile bureau 'crowdsourcing story ideas' in the US
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Danzico said BBC Pop Up was a "DIY project", and while there was a rough plan, what worked in Boulder – a town with an engaged community and a university with over 30,000 students – might...

Jayne AnnSep 12, 2014 07:16 am GMT369 views
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BBC mobile bureau 'crowdsourcing story ideas' in the US
Citizen oceanographers wanted to monitor high seas
article Distributed Knowledge

"By using what's known as 'citizen science', Indigo V Expeditions set out to prove that the concept of crowdsourcing oceanography can solve the great data collection...

Jayne AnnSep 10, 2014 07:18 am GMT192 views
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Citizen oceanographers wanted to monitor high seas
Barnraiser Aims to Be ‘Kickstarter’ for Sustainable Food
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Barnraiser, which hopes to be the Kickstarter of the local and sustainable foods movement, launches September 9. It is both a platform for funding food-system related projects as well as a...

Jayne AnnSep 05, 2014 06:20 am GMT627 views
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Barnraiser Aims to Be ‘Kickstarter’ for Sustainable Food
Research finds crowdsourcing is vulnerable to malicious behavior
document Distributed Knowledge

"At the same time, the openness makes crowdsourcing solutions vulnerable to malicious behaviour of other interested parties. Malicious behaviour can take many forms, ranging from sabotaging...

Jayne AnnSep 04, 2014 07:37 am GMT482 views
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Research finds crowdsourcing is vulnerable to malicious behavior
Whistler GROW Hackathon generates big ideas
article Tools

There were apps to identify empty parking spots in crowded lots, apps that could help divert lineups by directing guests to less crowded spots, apps that turn skiing and snowboarding into a game —...

Jayne AnnSep 03, 2014 01:45 pm GMT261 views
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Whistler GROW Hackathon generates big ideas
Reddit to Launch Mobile App for AMAs (Exclusive)
article Distributed Knowledge

While most of the 7,800 active subreddits on Reddit are the domain of hardcore Internet users, AMAs represent its most mainstream area, with 6.2 million followers. By essentially crowdsourcing the...

Jayne AnnSep 02, 2014 08:49 am GMT250 views
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Reddit to Launch Mobile App for AMAs (Exclusive)
WEF unveils 'crowdsourcing' push on how to run the Web
article Distributed Knowledge

The platform will basically enable "crowdsourcing with the best experts in the world" to help determine the path forward on a wide range of issues, enthused Pierre Nanterme, a member of...

Jayne AnnAug 29, 2014 01:44 pm GMT351 views
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WEF unveils 'crowdsourcing' push on how to run the Web
Facebook To Embarrass Celebs At Emmys By Making Them Shake A Big “Facebook Mentions” Tablet
article Distributed Knowledge

Crowdsourcing input from fans is always something of a risky idea for news organizations, but is often seen as a clever way to involve viewers in the action. Of course, “Access Hollywood” may be...

Jayne AnnAug 29, 2014 01:03 pm GMT239 views
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Facebook To Embarrass Celebs At Emmys By Making Them Shake A Big “Facebook Mentions” Tablet
Feds Creating Database to Track ‘Hate Speech’ on Twitter
article Distributed Knowledge

“Truthy uses a sophisticated combination of text and data mining, social network analysis, and complex networks models,” the website adds. “To train our algorithms, we leverage crowdsourcing: we...

Jayne AnnAug 28, 2014 11:53 am GMT297 views
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Feds Creating Database to Track ‘Hate Speech’ on Twitter
In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'
article Distributed Knowledge

But last month's election in Indonesia - a contentious face-off between a disgraced general and a furniture-exporter turned reformist - highlighted how powerful open data can be in tandem with...

Jayne AnnAug 28, 2014 01:00 am GMT355 views
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In democracy and disaster, emerging world embraces 'open data'
Italian artist Giorgia Severi to bring Indigenous voices to Venice biennale
article Crowdfunding

Otherwise, Severi is paying her own way, raising extra funds through crowdsourcing, which she likens to a boomerang: rewarding backers for their involvement and collecting money and feedback for...

Jayne AnnAug 27, 2014 12:02 pm GMT168 views
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Italian artist Giorgia Severi to bring Indigenous voices to Venice biennale
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 GMT275 views
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Exploring a Culture of Health: Repurposing Medicine to Help More People
Scotts Valley native to take off on ocean adventure
article Crowdfunding

That's the idea behind the project, dubbed Project Atticus. As they sail into each harbor and explore each place, they plan to document their adventure through videos. The two plan to launch...

Jayne AnnAug 24, 2014 02:02 am GMT188 views
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Scotts Valley native to take off on ocean adventure
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 GMT309 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 GMT375 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 GMT332 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 GMT326 views
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One Year After Discovery, Crowdsourcing the Olinguito
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