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Aardvark
site Distributed Knowledge / Q & A

Aardvark was founded in late 2007 by Max Ventilla, Damon Horowitz, Nathan Stoll, and Rob Spiro. Aardvark was conceived as the first Social Search engine: a way to find people, not web pages,...

Carl EspostiOct 08, 2010 04:09 am GMT2733 views
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Ask500People
site Distributed Knowledge / Opinion

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site Distributed Knowledge / Opinion

SodaHead is a dynamic discussion community where one can discover, debate and discuss the hot topic issues of the moment. Over 1.5 million SodaHeads share their unique views on topics, breaking...

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Twiigs
site Distributed Knowledge / Polling

Launched in April 2007, Twiigs is a leading site for online polls. Twiigs offers a comprehensive online polling experience, that enables users to easily create polls and vote on polls created by...

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Inkling Markets
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Inkling offers collective intelligence solutions which help organizations decrease operational and strategic risk. Inkling's solutions, anchored by its collaborative predictions platform...

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Lumenogic
site Distributed Knowledge / Forecasting and Prediction

Founded in May 2000, NewsFutures, Inc. was one of the earliest providers of prediction markets to both the general public and private companies. It is at the forefront of the application of...

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Quora
site Distributed Knowledge / Q & A

Founded in 2009, Quora is a site that's comprised of a constantly improving collection of answers and questions created by the crowd. Plus, everyone who utilizes this information can edit and...

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Wikipedia: Nice People
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Without volunteer editors (and all others who take part in Wikipedia's endeavor), Wikipedia wouldn't be as successful as it is today. For ten years, Wikipedia's participants continue...

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The time has come for Americans to recognize that cities must be given greater flexibility to successfully adapt to their changing world. Government's unique strengths as a facilitator of...

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Open Study
site Distributed Knowledge / Help (inc. customer support)

OpenStudy is a social learning network where students ask questions, give help, and connect with other students studying the same things. Our mission is to make the world one large study group,...

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SlideShare
site Distributed Knowledge / Social (or Peer) Production

SlideShare features a vibrant professional and educational community that regularly comments, favorites and downloads content. SlideShare content spreads virally through blogs and social networks...

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Kibin
site Distributed Knowledge / Social (or Peer) Production

Kibin is a marketplace that facilitates the peer review process. Their purpose is to give you immediate access to others with your same dilemma... finding someone to look over your work.

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Smarterer will provide users with badges that reflect their individual scores, which the company hopes people will attach to their LinkedIn profiles, About.me pages and other pieces of their...

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SoftwareJudge
site Distributed Knowledge / Reviews

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