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Yahoo Labs' Algorithm Identifies Creativity in 6-Second Vine Videos
article Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Today, we get an answer thanks to the work of Miriam Redi at Yahoo Labs in Barcelona, Spain, and a few pals who have used crowdsourcing techniques and machine algorithms to analyse some 4000...

Jayne AnnNov 25, 2014 01:50 am GMT365 views
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Yahoo Labs' Algorithm Identifies Creativity in 6-Second Vine Videos
Space travel. NASA Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge
article Open Innovation

NASA is counting on Maker communities to be a part of the solution to asteroid threats. In addition to the 10 new projects with SpaceGAMBIT, NASA is offering a variety of other opportunities for...

Jayne AnnNov 23, 2014 02:03 pm GMT6973 views
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Space travel. NASA Announces New Opportunities for Public Participation in Asteroid Grand Challenge
The Seven Mega Shifts: Government 2020
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Crowdsourcing initiatives will allow individuals to share their experiences across many levels of the legislative process. Wikipedia-like sites could highlight problems - and solutions - about...

Jayne AnnNov 22, 2014 11:53 pm GMT633 views
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The Seven Mega Shifts: Government 2020
4 Houston Kickstarters That Made Me Quit Writing About Crowdsourcing
article Crowdfunding

Then there's this girl, who, God bless her, just wants to learn to draw but wants us to pay for the tablet. Again, it's a lovingly written ode to her own dreams, but very short on why an...

Jayne AnnNov 22, 2014 12:58 pm GMT678 views
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4 Houston Kickstarters That Made Me Quit Writing About Crowdsourcing
Google Launches Contributor, a Crowdfunding Tool for Publishers
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Google often gets criticized by publishers for taking their content without asking them first, but the web giant has probably done more to experiment with alternative monetization options for...

Jayne AnnNov 21, 2014 05:00 am GMT560 views
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Google Launches Contributor, a Crowdfunding Tool for Publishers
Save Gaza's geeks! Palestinian techies seek salvation in crowdsourcing
article Crowdfunding

According to Gaza Sky Geeks, it had to turn to crowdsourcing because the summer war with Israel put an end to its expected sources of funding. "The funding we had identified was...

Jayne AnnNov 19, 2014 01:35 am GMT963 views
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Save Gaza's geeks! Palestinian techies seek salvation in crowdsourcing
BloomSky wants to turn schools into storm tracking stations
article Tools

Science teachers wanting to teach their students about the changing ways of weather could find themselves with an interesting teaching aid this spring. Crowdsourced weather startup BloomSky plans...

Jayne AnnNov 17, 2014 08:45 am GMT211 views
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BloomSky wants to turn schools into storm tracking stations
Charities Unite to Provide Warmth for Needy
article Crowdfunding

Blankies 4 My Buddies began as a crowdfunding project to get support from family and friends around the country who wanted to support C.J.’s desire to prevent kids from being cold and lonely....

Jayne AnnNov 16, 2014 11:43 am GMT732 views
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Charities Unite to Provide Warmth for Needy
Diem Brown Cancer Fight Is Over; ‘The Challenge’ Star Passed Away Peacefully At 32 – How She Spent Her Last Day
article Crowdfunding, Tools

Diem Brown's cancer fight also prompted her to start MedGift, a crowdfunding website that assist people who cannot afford to pay for their medical treatment. It was only last month when...

Jayne AnnNov 16, 2014 10:14 am GMT6964 views
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Diem Brown Cancer Fight Is Over; ‘The Challenge’ Star Passed Away Peacefully At 32 – How She Spent Her Last Day
Did you feel that tremor in South Alabama?
article Distributed Knowledge

The United States Geological Survey tracks earthquake reports using crowdsourcing on their website and verifies them. SOURCE LINK to the full article:...

Jayne AnnNov 15, 2014 11:29 am GMT240 views
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Did you feel that tremor in South Alabama?
Watch Al Roker’s ‘Rokerthon’ As He Attempts To Break 34-Hour Weather Broadcast Guinness World Record!
article Crowdfunding

The stunt was conjured up by Roker in order to raise money for the United Service Organizations (USO) through the crowdsourcing site CrowdRise. The USO is a 73-year-old nonprofit organization...

Jayne AnnNov 14, 2014 08:06 am GMT415 views
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Watch Al Roker’s ‘Rokerthon’ As He Attempts To Break 34-Hour Weather Broadcast Guinness World Record!
How my startup raised £195,000 through crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding

So I turned to an alternative method of raising investment - crowdfunding. At first we all felt both nervous and excited about this idea. We knew that convincing 100 investors could mean 100 more...

Jayne AnnNov 12, 2014 01:04 pm GMT396 views
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How my startup raised £195,000 through crowdfunding
Agorize Bags $2.6 Million To Crowdsource Business Ideas With Open Innovation Challenges
article Open Innovation

French startup Agorize has built a few communities that are willing to participate in innovation challenges. There is a student community, an engineer community and a startup community. Agorize...

Jayne AnnNov 09, 2014 10:36 am GMT253 views
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Agorize Bags $2.6 Million To Crowdsource Business Ideas With Open Innovation Challenges
Micha Weinblatt and Jonathan Schilit: Building a Company with Little Funding and No Contacts
article Open Innovation, Tools

Micha Weinblatt and Jonathan Schilit have identified five lessons they have learned from building their crowdsourcing platform, Betterific, in an industry where they had zero contacts and little...

Jayne AnnNov 09, 2014 01:17 am GMT276 views
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Micha Weinblatt and Jonathan Schilit: Building a Company with Little Funding and No Contacts
How Informed are Doctors?
article Distributed Knowledge

By crowdsourcing the entire experience, experts from across the globe can comment on the efficacy of the device and problems can be immediately identified. With this system, companies are freed...

Jayne AnnNov 05, 2014 03:08 am GMT380 views
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How Informed are Doctors?
Italy Hopes to Restore Milan Duomo Through Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding

Through “For Italy", the crowdfunding platform for Italian heritage, the International Patrons of the Duomo di Milano charity hopes to finish the ongoing project in advance of the the...

Jayne AnnNov 02, 2014 06:18 am GMT646 views
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Italy Hopes to Restore Milan Duomo Through Crowdfunding
How To Pick a College? Data Crunchers Hope To Help
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Parchment, a company that handles electronic student transcripts, uses a technique called "crowdsourcing." Students finalizing the college selection process agree to share with the site...

Jayne AnnNov 01, 2014 10:44 pm GMT511 views
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How To Pick a College? Data Crunchers Hope To Help
Minted scores fresh funding from Norwest, TC
document Crowd Creativity

“Minted is completely disrupting the traditional marketplace model by using the power of crowdsourcing to curate every product sold, and giving consumers what they want most: hyper-custom, high...

Jayne AnnOct 30, 2014 01:02 pm GMT437 views
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Minted scores fresh funding from Norwest, TC
Crowdsourced Supercomputing May Solve Microbe Mysteries
article Distributed Knowledge

“Anyone with a computer, smartphone or tablet can join and help to give us the computational power to carry out our microbe research,” says Thomas, who heads the project with Wim Degrave of the...

Jayne AnnOct 27, 2014 01:04 pm GMT485 views
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Crowdsourced Supercomputing May Solve Microbe Mysteries
A Promising Solution for Energy Efficiency and Customer Engagement
article Open Innovation, Tools

DiG can also guide a utility’s marketing strategies, offering a unique data-driven perspective. As consumers interact with the service, it can increase a positive sense of connection to the...

Jayne AnnOct 25, 2014 12:52 pm GMT634 views
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A Promising Solution for Energy Efficiency and Customer Engagement
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