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Crowdsourcing Cinema - American Libraries (blog)

Google Crowdsourcing - Thu, 06/22/2017 - 12:47

American Libraries (blog)

Crowdsourcing Cinema
American Libraries (blog)
During the tour of the Library of Congress Culpeper facility, guests learn about nitrate film decomposition from Nitrate Film Vault Manager George Willeman (center). Photo: Steve Zalusky. Film scholars, archivists, and enthusiasts huddled in the dark ...

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Is Social Crowdsourcing Good for Philanthropy, Anyway? - Associations Now

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 06/20/2017 - 09:13

Associations Now

Is Social Crowdsourcing Good for Philanthropy, Anyway?
Associations Now
Even in an era when even the president goes for off-the-cuff more often than not, Bezos' move to crowdsource his largesse was just a bit surprising. Admittedly, he had to say something, probably—not necessarily over Twitter, but somewhere. Generally ...

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Managed crowdsourcing model: Another 'made in China' idea - ComputerWeekly.com

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 06/19/2017 - 08:21

Managed crowdsourcing model: Another 'made in China' idea
ComputerWeekly.com
Many of us are familiar with the concept of crowdsourcing, in which a task is outsourced to an undefined crowd. Crowdsourcing platforms, such as Freelancer, facilitate a space where buyers and undefined suppliers can meet, offering an end-to-end ...

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Agriculture sector to take advantage of crowdsourcing technologies - Kagay An

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 05/23/2017 - 07:37

Agriculture sector to take advantage of crowdsourcing technologies
Kagay An
Crowdsourcing, a method of gathering information or resources from a crowd of people through the use of technological platforms, offers vast opportunities to improve the flow of information but has been largely untapped by the agriculture sector.

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5-Step Guide to Crowdsourcing Like a Pro - Entrepreneur

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 05/17/2017 - 15:32

Entrepreneur

5-Step Guide to Crowdsourcing Like a Pro
Entrepreneur
Crowdsourcing is not a new concept in marketing. We entrepreneurs have been asking consumers to help us co-create products and programs for years. You could even argue that the age-old focus group (where we watch consumers sitting in a closed room ...

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IHO Encouraging Crowdsourced Bathymetry - Hydro International

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 05/16/2017 - 09:38

Hydro International

IHO Encouraging Crowdsourced Bathymetry
Hydro International
The IHO has a long history of encouraging the collection of crowdsourced bathymetry. The General Bathymetric Chart of the Oceans (GEBCO) project was initiated in 1903 by Prince Albert I of Monaco to provide the most authoritative, publicly-available ...

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Researchers look to boost crowdsourced brainstorming: Online ... - Science Daily

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 20:07

Researchers look to boost crowdsourced brainstorming: Online ...
Science Daily
The very nature of crowdsourcing means that ideators can be overwhelmed by the number of ideas generated, rather than inspired by them. In an effort to ...

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ATIS Smart City Roadmap: 3D Geolocation, Crowdsourcing, LPWAN - Telecompetitor (blog)

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 05/15/2017 - 13:42

Telecompetitor (blog)

ATIS Smart City Roadmap: 3D Geolocation, Crowdsourcing, LPWAN
Telecompetitor (blog)
Crowdsourced data, low power wide area network (LPWAN) technology and 3D geolocation are all poised to be important elements of the smart city, argues the Alliance for Telecom Industry Solutions (ATIS) in a report released last week. Edge computing ...

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Why Jimmy Wales' WikiTribune Won't Save the News - Haaretz

Google Crowdsourcing - Thu, 04/27/2017 - 12:45

Haaretz

Why Jimmy Wales' WikiTribune Won't Save the News
Haaretz
It is easy to forget that when it launched at the beginning of 2001, the crowdsourced encyclopedia was the primary example of so-called “post-truth,” with critics decrying the idea that masses of anonymous users would decide what is true or false. And ...
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Mapping Project Using Crowdsourcing To Track Urbanization - KJZZ

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 04/26/2017 - 18:08

Mapping Project Using Crowdsourcing To Track Urbanization
KJZZ
Researchers want your help in mapping cities — and, more specifically, how cities are growing. A team from Big Pixel Initiatives at UC San Diego is working with ASU and Columbia University. They plan to use crowdsourcing to tag land as either ...

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VIMS turns to crowdsourcing to save bay scallops - Daily Press

Google Crowdsourcing - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 16:43

Daily Press

VIMS turns to crowdsourcing to save bay scallops
Daily Press
But the scientists hope that using crowdsourced funds to buy more spawners will jump-start commercial shellfish hatcheries to begin producing scallop seed for new growers. "There's going to be plenty of folks out there that want to buy that seed and ...

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Crowdsourcing: friend or foe of KM? - KMWorld Magazine

Google Crowdsourcing - Sat, 04/22/2017 - 00:05

KMWorld Magazine

Crowdsourcing: friend or foe of KM?
KMWorld Magazine
Often used for innovation, crowdsourcing can bypass organizational structures to obtain insights from large groups of individuals either within the company or outside it. Innovation has become a driving force for many companies; according to Forrester ...

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The Crowdsourcing of Earnings Estimates - CFO

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 04/11/2017 - 09:15

CFO

The Crowdsourcing of Earnings Estimates
CFO
By means of crowdsourcing, for instance, a company that had five sell-side analysts covering it could then add 20 crowdsourced earnings forecasts. And as investors get more information about a stock's future earnings, “there is more information about ...

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Crowdsourcing Confronts Cyber Challenges - Signal Magazine

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 03/31/2017 - 08:29

Signal Magazine

Crowdsourcing Confronts Cyber Challenges
Signal Magazine
An offshoot of social media, crowdsourcing could hold solutions to some of the biggest cybersecurity problems the U.S. Defense Department faces. The burgeoning field could find fixes for thorny legacy problems as well as emerging cyberthreats. This is ...

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Family Of Slain DNC Staffer Now Crowdsourcing To Keep Murder ... - DCist.com

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 03/21/2017 - 16:01

Family Of Slain DNC Staffer Now Crowdsourcing To Keep Murder ...
DCist.com
The family of a murdered Democratic National Committee staffer is crowdsourcing funds to continue investigating his death and refute the conspiracy theories ...

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CrowdMed: Is crowdsourcing the future of rare disease diagnosis? - Rare Disease Report

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 03/20/2017 - 14:39

Rare Disease Report

CrowdMed: Is crowdsourcing the future of rare disease diagnosis?
Rare Disease Report
Is a San Francisco startup making the case for personalized medicine? CrowdMed is an online medical platform connecting patients with difficult medical conditions to the collective minds of the medical case-solving community. CrowdMed founder, Jared ...

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Why Danone Nutricia's Aptamil brand tapped into creative crowdsourcing - CMO

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 03/14/2017 - 20:32

CMO

Why Danone Nutricia's Aptamil brand tapped into creative crowdsourcing
CMO
Speaking at a breakfast hosted by crowdsourcing community facilitator, eYeka, Danone Nutricia senior innovation manager for digital and technology, Nadim Sharbean, said his team made the decision to tap crowdsourcing after seeing declining brand ...

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UK crowdsourcing company Wazoku grabs funding - PE Hub - PE Hub (subscription) (blog)

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 03/10/2017 - 10:28

UK crowdsourcing company Wazoku grabs funding - PE Hub
PE Hub (subscription) (blog)
London-based Wazoku, a crowdsourcing company, has secured 2.3 million pounds in financing. The investors were Cambridge Angels and Fig, with Barclays ...

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Crowdsourcing company Wazoku clinches £2.3m | Startups.co.uk ... - Startups.co.uk

Google Crowdsourcing - Thu, 03/09/2017 - 10:47

Startups.co.uk

Crowdsourcing company Wazoku clinches £2.3m | Startups.co.uk ...
Startups.co.uk
Wazoku, a Startups 100-listed crowdsourcing company, has raised £2.3m in investment, including £680,000 in venture debt finance from Barclays and equity ...

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This Startup Lets You Buy a Cow With Strangers on the Internet - Fortune

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 03/07/2017 - 17:17

Fortune

This Startup Lets You Buy a Cow With Strangers on the Internet
Fortune
A Seattle-based startup has made it possible for you to buy a cow with strangers on the Internet. Here's how it works: You would go on the crowdfunding platform to watch an informational video about a cattle ranch and learn how a cow was raised. Then ...

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