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Google asks Pinoys to translate Web to Filipino, Cebuano
article Distributed Knowledge, Tools

It followed the launch of the Google Translate Community last year, a crowdsourcing tool that serves as the tech giant’s way of filling gaps in the quality of translations by its machine. Google...

Samuel BennettSep 01, 2015 11:56 am GMT636 views
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Google asks Pinoys to translate Web to Filipino, Cebuano
After making waves at protests, FireChat wants to help save lives during disasters
article Tools

FireChat by San Francisco-based startup Open Garden is a solution that’s gonna boggle your mind. The app allows its users to communicate with each other without being connected to the internet...

Samuel BennettAug 30, 2015 02:18 pm GMT1047 views
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After making waves at protests, FireChat wants to help save lives during disasters
Wisestep.com Introduces Talent Crowdsourcing Platform
document Tools

Manish Grover, Founder of Wisestep.com called Crowdsourcing Talent a trend that will gain increasing prominence in the coming days. “Technology will allow us to leverage the social and business...

Samuel BennettAug 29, 2015 01:14 pm GMT924 views
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Wisestep.com Introduces Talent Crowdsourcing Platform
Firm Pioneers Pro Bono Crowdsourcing
article Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding may be the future of improved access to justice, after Salvos Legal because the first firm to use crowdfunding on a pro bono case. On a highly compelling, public interest case, the...

Samuel BennettAug 28, 2015 11:50 am GMT811 views
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Firm Pioneers Pro Bono Crowdsourcing
Start up story: Vinco Life
article Crowdfunding

The Vinco wallet is a crowdfunded startup, on a platform where they needed to hit 30% of their target in order for the public to be able to fund their products. “For us it was not about making the...

Samuel BennettAug 27, 2015 10:22 am GMT901 views
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Start up story: Vinco Life
Breaking Down the Dollars and Cents of Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding

In the latest installment of PopTalk, Evan Sawdey and Brice Ezell examine the crowdsourcing phenomenon, putting the methodologies and externalities of this model of fundraising under close...

Samuel BennettAug 25, 2015 12:18 pm GMT880 views
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Breaking Down the Dollars and Cents of Crowdfunding
Tennis Star Andy Murray Nets Trio of Crowdfunding Deals
article Crowdfunding

Tennis star Andy Murray has made a trio of investments in UK businesses through equity crowdfunding platform Seedrs as he revealed that he wants to "back people who I believe have the same...

Samuel BennettAug 22, 2015 11:49 am GMT888 views
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Tennis Star Andy Murray Nets Trio of Crowdfunding Deals
Help Track Down Illegal Fishing Boats in Cocos Island, Costa Rica From Your Computer
article Distributed Knowledge

Turtle Island Restoration Network is proud to announce a new pilot program to find illegal fishing vessels within the Marine Protected Area surrounding Cocos Island, Costa Rica. Turtle Island...

Samuel BennettAug 19, 2015 08:08 am GMT547 views
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Help Track Down Illegal Fishing Boats in Cocos Island, Costa Rica From Your Computer
MyTransHealth Will Launch This Fall To Help Transgender People Access Safe And Inclusive Healthcare
article Crowdfunding

The service, which will be free to use, was fully funded on Kickstarter, raising $30K, and will launch this fall in New York City, Miami and San Francisco. They chose New York City and San...

Samuel BennettAug 18, 2015 01:30 pm GMT632 views
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MyTransHealth Will Launch This Fall To Help Transgender People Access Safe And Inclusive Healthcare
How Crowdsourcing Cracked The Case Of A Gay-Bashing Attack
article Distributed Knowledge

Police analyzed a video surveillance tape of the individuals they believed were part of the attack, but could not identify them. So they released the tape to the public. The case then morphed into...

Samuel BennettAug 18, 2015 01:06 pm GMT559 views
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How Crowdsourcing Cracked The Case Of A Gay-Bashing Attack
Microsoft scientists develop AI system for hiring the perfect crowdsourced team
article Distributed Knowledge

Microsoft researchers are investigating algorithmic solutions to tackle the crowdsourcing recruitment challenge of hiring effective teams and co-workers for specific tasks. The project, led by...

Samuel BennettAug 14, 2015 01:57 am GMT362 views
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Microsoft scientists develop AI system for hiring the perfect crowdsourced team
Kickstarting college: Students use crowdfunding to help pay for school
article Crowdfunding

A growing number of students like Covington are turning toward crowdfunding – financing a project or venture through donations from a large group of people – to help ease the growing financial...

Samuel BennettAug 13, 2015 02:25 am GMT642 views
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Kickstarting college: Students use crowdfunding to help pay for school
Exclusive: Crowdfunding firm Crudefunders moving HQ to downtown Dallas
article Crowdfunding

The crowdfunding firm has signed a lease for about 3,400 square feet of office space on the 42nd floor of Thanksgiving Tower, which is in the midst of a massive multimillion-dollar renovation....

Samuel BennettAug 13, 2015 01:14 am GMT574 views
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Exclusive: Crowdfunding firm Crudefunders moving HQ to downtown Dallas
Nokia Networks Announces Open Innovation Challenge
article Open Innovation

Contests can drive innovation and invention, and Nokia is doing its part once again with its third consecutive Open Innovation Challenge, which was launched August 3 in Finland and will close...

Samuel BennettAug 12, 2015 02:16 pm GMT745 views
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Nokia Networks Announces Open Innovation Challenge
Crowdfunding Scheme Launched to Help Build Ulva Ferry Affordable Homes
article Crowdfunding

A crowdfunding initiative has been launched to help bring much needed affordable housing to an Argyll & Bute community. Launched by Ulva School Community Association (USCA) and supported by...

Samuel BennettAug 12, 2015 12:18 am GMT706 views
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Crowdfunding Scheme Launched to Help Build Ulva Ferry Affordable Homes
Gary Usher of Sticky Walnut talks crowdfunding and opening a second site
article Crowdfunding

Sticky Walnut has gone from an unknown Chester bistro to a northern sensation in a couple of years with a string of accolades under its belt. On the eve of the opening of a second site, Burnt...

Samuel BennettAug 09, 2015 11:17 pm GMT786 views
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Gary Usher of Sticky Walnut talks crowdfunding and opening a second site
SDSU Ses Success with Crowdfunding
article Crowdfunding, Tools

The university hosts the website Strive, which was launched with seven projects. The University of California San Diego launched a similar crowdfunding site earlier this year at crowdsurf.ucsd.edu....

Samuel BennettAug 07, 2015 04:03 am GMT651 views
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SDSU Ses Success with Crowdfunding
Divers Track Fish Species on St. Lawrence River, Aiding Researchers (VIDEO)
article Distributed Knowledge

A similar crowdsourcing data generation effort is happening on the Canadian side of the river, collecting eel data for the St. Lawrence River Institute of Environmental Science. Three charter boat...

Samuel BennettAug 02, 2015 02:00 pm GMT729 views
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Divers Track Fish Species on St. Lawrence River, Aiding Researchers (VIDEO)
US President Hails Kenya for Leading Innovation in the Region
article Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

“From Zimbabwe to Bangladesh, citizens work to keep elections safe, using the crowdsourcing platform Ushahidi and that's a great idea that started right here in Kenya," President Barack...

Samuel BennettAug 02, 2015 01:40 am GMT737 views
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US President Hails Kenya for Leading Innovation in the Region
Will Digital Journalism Survive?
article Distributed Knowledge

This is not to say that print medium hasn’t had its fair share of biased opinion writers but the checks and balances in the case of organized newspapers ensured that factual inaccuracies were taken...

Samuel BennettJul 31, 2015 07:36 am GMT737 views
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Will Digital Journalism Survive?
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