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Flu Survey
site Distributed Knowledge / Global Issues

From the name itself, flusurvey is a project geared towards alleviating the influenza virus as well as coming with a plan to combat the virus.

Carl EspostiDec 17, 2010 09:17 pm GMT800 views
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Flu Survey
 

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Health Map
site Distributed Knowledge / Health and Wellbeing

Founded by John Brownstein (Assistant Professor at Harvard Medical School) and Clark Freifeld (software developer and PhD student in biomedical engineering at Boston University), HealthMap is a...

Tonya Van Dijk Jan 15, 2011 08:15 am GMT0 views
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Health Map
6 Arts Marketing Trends from the UK
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Today’s cultural consumers are perhaps more informed then ever before and with this shift, the arts are moving from untargeted advertising to focusing on engagement. The 6 marketing trends are:...

Tim SatterthwaiteFeb 17, 2011 01:37 pm GMT0 views
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6 Arts Marketing Trends from the UK
Made
site Distributed Knowledge / Customer Engagement

Based in Notting Hill Gate, London, Made.com is an online furniture company that allows you to vote on what makes it into their collection. You can vote for your favorites and the most popular...

Fritz SchaeferMar 08, 2011 01:46 pm GMT0 views
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Made
FixMyStreet
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

Built by mysociety.org, FixMyStreet is an online reporting facility in UK which allows the public to report any municipal service requests.

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 20, 2011 09:01 am GMT0 views
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FixMyStreet
Snow Map Developer Creates 'Cutsmap' for Channel 4's Budget Coverage
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Ben Marsh, who created the snow map by gathering tweets featuring the hashtag #uksnow, a postcode and a one to ten number rating of the amount of snow, has built a crowdsourced map for Channel 4...

Tim SatterthwaiteMar 23, 2011 04:04 pm GMT0 views
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Snow Map Developer Creates 'Cutsmap' for Channel 4's Budget Coverage
Theyworkforyou
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

TheyWorkForYou is a website run by mySociety, which is itself a project of UK Citizens Online Democracy, a registered charity.They aim to help bridge this growing democratic disconnect, in the...

Tonya Van Dijk May 11, 2011 08:00 am GMT0 views
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Theyworkforyou
What is Peer To Patent?
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

It has always been possible for the public to file observations on patent applications before they are granted in the UK. The Peer To Patent project builds on this by using modern technology to...

Tonya Van Dijk May 23, 2011 04:13 pm GMT0 views
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What is Peer To Patent?
Directgov 2010 and Beyond: Revolution Not Evolution - Letter from Martha Lane Fox to Francis Maude
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Martha Lane Fox's key recommendations are as follows: 1. Make Directgov the government front end for all departments' transactional online services to citizens and businesses......

Archenette EvangelioJun 14, 2011 02:10 pm GMT0 views
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Directgov 2010 and Beyond: Revolution Not Evolution - Letter from Martha Lane Fox to Francis Maude
Can you crowdsource health information via Twitter?
document Distributed Knowledge

Although the study was intended primarily as a “proof of concept,” in order to show that filtering information from Twitter could produce valuable data, the researchers said they uncovered some...

Luis Enrique MoralesJul 08, 2011 01:59 am GMT0 views
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Can you crowdsource health information via Twitter?
Reset San Francisco
site Distributed Knowledge / Local Community

ResetSanFrancisco.org is an online and offline community dedicated to identifying, debating and implementing reforms that will make San Francisco the best run city in America. Many of these reforms...

Tonya Van Dijk Aug 08, 2011 10:06 pm GMT0 views
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Reset San Francisco
Place Pulse
site Distributed Knowledge / Reference

Place Pulse is a website that allows anybody to quickly run a perception study and visualize the results in powerful ways. Place Pulse crowdsources surveys to internet participants, asking...

Fritz SchaeferAug 13, 2011 09:37 pm GMT0 views
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Place Pulse
Ofcom: this website could help consumers get better signal
blog Distributed Knowledge

Ofcom's latest study suggests that sites (like Opensignalmaps) could come in: “There may be some additional value to consumers being more aware of coverage information and being able to...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 13, 2011 11:02 pm GMT0 views
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Ofcom: this website could help consumers get better signal
Mobile coverage information for consumers
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Aggregation of coverage information could take a number of forms. At its simplest, all of the coverage checkers could be brought onto a single webpage, or linked from a homepage. The Ofcom website...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 13, 2011 11:14 pm GMT0 views
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Mobile coverage information for consumers
Thinkspeed
site Distributed Knowledge / Market Intelligence

Thinkspeed enables crowd sourced market research in the IT industry, driven by a community of technology professionals. Thinkspeed helps you get targeted, objective market intelligence by...

Arun PrakashAug 22, 2011 01:54 am GMT0 views
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Thinkspeed
3G mobile data network crowd-sourcing survey by BBC News
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

It is important to note that the BBC's map is a crowd sourced snapshot of coverage rather than a scientific test.

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 24, 2011 08:10 am GMT0 views
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3G mobile data network crowd-sourcing survey by BBC News
The Advantages of Crowd Sourced B2B Market Research
blog Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

While crowdsourcing has spread in B2C areas, its use in B2B is nascent. What factors must change for it to work for enterprises?

Arun PrakashAug 25, 2011 12:44 pm GMT0 views
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The Advantages of Crowd Sourced B2B Market Research
Measuring user innovation in the UK (The importance of product creation by users)
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Users’ ability to innovate is increasing radically as a result of the steadily improving quality of computer software and hardware, and improved access to easy-to-use tools and components for...

Fritz SchaeferAug 29, 2011 01:20 pm GMT0 views
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Measuring user innovation in the UK (The importance of product creation by users)
Big Society Innovation to Help Deprived Families
blog Crowdfunding, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Social Impact Bonds enable philanthropists and investors to fund intensive social intervention initiatives, to help deprived and affected families. If the initiatives are successful i.e. if the...

Tim SatterthwaiteSep 05, 2011 11:00 am GMT0 views
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Big Society Innovation to Help Deprived Families
Why Expertise Matters in Collective Knowledge and Intelligence
blog Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

This article will make you think before jumping right into crowdsourcing and taking advice or having the crowd do your tasks. Expertise does in fact matter.

Arun PrakashSep 20, 2011 03:44 pm GMT0 views
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Why Expertise Matters in Collective Knowledge and Intelligence
Funding for Crowd Source Tech Firm Thinkspeed
article Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Funding in the crowdsourcing space continues to validate the new and innovative approaches companies are taking to meet market needs.

Arun PrakashSep 23, 2011 07:26 pm GMT0 views
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Funding for Crowd Source Tech Firm Thinkspeed