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Crowdsourcing Data As Science Comes Under Attack - WVXU

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 02/02/2018 - 05:09

WVXU

Crowdsourcing Data As Science Comes Under Attack
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Anaiah Brooks holds a mussel her class is tending before releasing it into the wild, to help local mollusk populations. Bill Rinehart / WVXU. Listen. Listening... /. 3:45. Anaiah Brooks is a sixth grader at John P. Parker school in Madisonville. She ...

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Statistics Canada Is Crowdsourcing Data On Cannabis Prices - Civilized

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 01/31/2018 - 10:56

Civilized

Statistics Canada Is Crowdsourcing Data On Cannabis Prices
Civilized
"We know that people are buying and consuming cannabis — that production was there, even though it was illegal. So when it does become legal, we don't want there to be a big jump in the GDP, because this isn't really showing economic reality. We want ...

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StatsCan uses crowdsourcing to collect data on pot prices - Politics ... - CBC.ca

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 14:54

CBC.ca

StatsCan uses crowdsourcing to collect data on pot prices - Politics ...
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Statistics Canada is using crowdsourcing to gather information about why Canadians use pot — and how much they pay for it.

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Should you crowdsource to buy a home? - Bankrate.com

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 01/30/2018 - 00:37

Bankrate.com

Should you crowdsource to buy a home?
Bankrate.com
Getting a mortgage can seem daunting for many homebuyers. It could be your credit history is less than stellar. Or you're saddled with student debt and can't piece together enough money for a down payment. You may have heard of crowdsourcing ...

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Made.com launches crowdsourcing platform for aspiring designers - Dezeen

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 12:29

Dezeen

Made.com launches crowdsourcing platform for aspiring designers
Dezeen
Dezeen promotion: Made.com has developed an initiative to help emerging designers bring their projects to market. TalentLab is a crowdsourcing platform that allows Made.com to launch products by up to 200 up-and-coming designers each year. TalentLab ...

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Look to crowdsourcing to solve labour shortages - Computer Business Review

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 01/26/2018 - 05:52

Computer Business Review

Look to crowdsourcing to solve labour shortages
Computer Business Review
Crowdsourcing project work is fertile ground for progress because it allows businesses to overcome traditional challenges. Firstly, the scalability of crowd sourced labour means that talent can be treated as a service. By inviting groups with specific ...

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Crowdsourcing just found an entire star system - Syfy - SYFY WIRE (blog)

Google Crowdsourcing - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 16:29

SYFY WIRE (blog)

Crowdsourcing just found an entire star system - Syfy
SYFY WIRE (blog)
When you think of crowdsourcing, you might think of artists seeking supporters on Kickstarter or Patreon, but probably not a NASA-powered program seeking other planets.

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StatCan now crowdsourcing cannabis data - iPolitics.ca

Google Crowdsourcing - Thu, 01/25/2018 - 09:04

iPolitics.ca

StatCan now crowdsourcing cannabis data
iPolitics.ca
The national statistics agency is launching a crowdsourcing project to find out how much weed Canadians are consuming and how much it costs them. Statistics Canada is searching for the best picture of consumption it can find ahead of legalization, and ...
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Canadians Spent $5.7 Billion on Cannabis in 2017Marijuana.com
Pot prices in New Brunswick higher than other provinces, StatsCan findsCBC.ca
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How Open Source, Crowdsourcing Aids HIT Development - HITInfrastructure.com

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 01/22/2018 - 09:39

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How Open Source, Crowdsourcing Aids HIT Development
HITInfrastructure.com
January 22, 2018 - HIT development is important for health IT infrastructure growth as organizations continue to go through their digital transformations. Entities are interested in the most innovative and advanced technology to assist with increased ...

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Can Wakefern crowdsource away its out-of-stocks? - RetailWire

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 01/19/2018 - 10:11

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Can Wakefern crowdsource away its out-of-stocks?
RetailWire
In a session at the 2018 National Retail Federation Big Show in New York City, Christopher McCrae, manager of retail logistics at Wakefern Food Corporation, explained this hybrid human/automated strategy for keeping items on the shelves. In pilot ...

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MapLab: Cartography Is Contagious - CityLab

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 16:47

CityLab

MapLab: Cartography Is Contagious
CityLab
... others have attempted to supplement CDC data through crowdsourcing: The University of Osnabrück in Germany at one point worked with IBM to couple Twitter data with CDC reports, and Flu Near You, an online app and map, asks users to self-report ...

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Crowdsourcing platform to help employees pay off down payments - Chicago Agent magazine (press release) (blog)

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 01/17/2018 - 10:30

Chicago Agent magazine (press release) (blog)

Crowdsourcing platform to help employees pay off down payments
Chicago Agent magazine (press release) (blog)
Luckily HomeFundMe, a crowdfunding service run by CMG Financial, has seen this millennial plight and has come up with a way to provide young employees financial assistance through the world of crowdsourcing. With their new Affinity Portal, crowdfunding ...

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MITRE crowdsourcing analytics to bolster cybersecurity - Healthcare IT News

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 14:32

Healthcare IT News

MITRE crowdsourcing analytics to bolster cybersecurity
Healthcare IT News
“Healthcare is one of the first examples of a sector or group doing this crowdsourcing approach to developing analytics,” said Julie Connolly, principal cybersecurity engineer for MITRE. “We have different ways to engage the community and we put the ...

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Drake's Virginia Black Whiskey Plans to Raise $30 Million Crowdsourcing From Fans - The Daily Meal

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:11

The Daily Meal

Drake's Virginia Black Whiskey Plans to Raise $30 Million Crowdsourcing From Fans
The Daily Meal
Drake's Virginia Black Whiskey Plans to Raise $30 Million Crowdsourcing From Fans. Jan 16, 2018 | 10:04 am. By. Taylor Rock. Editor. Shares are $5 each, but investors will need to spring for at least 20. When Drake isn't running through the 6 with his ...

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Minneapolis Cider Maker: Pretty-Looking Fruit “Isn't the whole story” - Food Tank (blog)

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:06

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Minneapolis Cider Maker: Pretty-Looking Fruit “Isn't the whole story”
Food Tank (blog)
Urban Forage, a winery and cider house in south Minneapolis, Minnesota, is working to prevent food waste by sourcing apples from trees in local residents' yards. Founder Jeff Zeitler began his career as a landscape architect, but after finding the ...

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BeMyEye, the startup that lets companies crowdsource in-store data, acquires rival Task360 - TechCrunch

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 01/16/2018 - 07:01

TechCrunch

BeMyEye, the startup that lets companies crowdsource in-store data, acquires rival Task360
TechCrunch
In a move that represents further consolidation in the crowdsourced in-store data gathering space, London-headquartered BeMyEye has acquired U.K. rival Task360. Similar to BeMyEye, the company offers an app that pays users to collect data for its ...

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Crowdsourcing astronomy: Citizen scientists discover new rocky ... - ZME Science

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:17

ZME Science

Crowdsourcing astronomy: Citizen scientists discover new rocky ...
ZME Science
It's easier than ever to contribute to science, and this study proves it best. Amateur astronomers using an online platform have discovered five rocky planets orbiting a far-off star. To make things even more exciting, the planets are orbiting in an ...
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Citizen Scientists Discover an Unusual Five-Planet Solar System ...Smithsonian

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How Crowdsourcing Is Shaping the Future of Everything - Entrepreneur

Google Crowdsourcing - Sat, 01/13/2018 - 11:02

Entrepreneur

How Crowdsourcing Is Shaping the Future of Everything
Entrepreneur
As fast as things are changing, they are about to change even faster. Technology is making it progressively easier to access the knowledge, experience, and resources of the crowd. We have already seen how applications of crowdsourcing technology can ...

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Crowdsourcing the Commute - New York Times

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:02

New York Times

Crowdsourcing the Commute
New York Times
Talk to Leigh Weaver, who commutes by bus from Livingston, N.J., to Midtown Manhattan, about what getting to work used to be like, and you'll hear the all-too-familiar grievances about grinding traffic, suffocating crowds and cranky drivers. But then ...

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Crowdsourcing for Last Mile Success - Logistics Viewpoints (blog)

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 01/10/2018 - 13:48

Logistics Viewpoints (blog)

Crowdsourcing for Last Mile Success
Logistics Viewpoints (blog)
Last mile deliveries continue to be costly and headache-inducing for retailers. A lot of this is due to consumers constantly evolving and tough to meet demands of fast, reliable, and cheap (or free) service. Many retailers have turned to crowdsourced ...

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