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Crowdsourcing Earth's microbes | Nature - Nature.com

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:00

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Crowdsourcing Earth's microbes | Nature
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A large-scale study has been assessing microbial diversity by analysing DNA sequences from samples submitted by scientists around the globe. The initial ...

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Boston Launches New Crowdsourcing Model for 311 - Government Technology

Google Crowdsourcing - Thu, 11/02/2017 - 17:22

Government Technology

Boston Launches New Crowdsourcing Model for 311
Government Technology
The system takes a description of the user's issue and suggests the case types that are most likely to fit the description.

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Crowdsourcing horse poo for microbial research: Only the freshest will do, study suggests - Horsetalk

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 15:35

Horsetalk

Crowdsourcing horse poo for microbial research: Only the freshest will do, study suggests
Horsetalk
Kalie Beckers, Christopher Schulz and Gary Childers said their study was launched in large part to ensure that samples collected by different individuals from different geographical areas, in crowdsourced studies, were not contaminated due to less than ...

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Crowdholding and the Crowdsourcing Market - CryptoCoinsNews

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 12:43

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Crowdholding and the Crowdsourcing Market
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This is a submitted sponsored story. CCN urges readers to conduct their own research with due diligence into the company, product or service mentioned in the content below. In the march 2017 Crowdsourcing Service Providers Market Research Report ...

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Crowdsourcing Big-data Analysis - Laboratory Equipment - Laboratory Equipment

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 11/01/2017 - 09:18

Laboratory Equipment

Crowdsourcing Big-data Analysis - Laboratory Equipment
Laboratory Equipment
In the analysis of big data sets, the first step is usually the identification of “features” — data points with particular predictive power or analytic utility. Choosing ...

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Reddit's crowdsourced playlist of beautiful songs is a thing that is not on fire and will not hurt you - Vox

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 09:10

Vox

Reddit's crowdsourced playlist of beautiful songs is a thing that is not on fire and will not hurt you
Vox
The randomized nature of the crowdsourcing results in some unusual juxtapositions throughout the playlist, like Pachelbel's Canon appearing next to Johnny Cash, and Bach sandwiched between Toto's “Africa” and “Nothing Compares 2 U.” Like other ...

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How will social media dark ads target Canada's 2019 election? Crowdsourcing may be only way to find out - Globalnews.ca

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 10/31/2017 - 08:27

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How will social media dark ads target Canada's 2019 election? Crowdsourcing may be only way to find out
Globalnews.ca
Hundreds of fake Facebook accounts, probably run from Russia, spent about $100,000 on ads during the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Dan Kitwood/Getty Images. X. - A A +. Listen. On Wednesday, U.S. congressional investigators will grill a Facebook ...

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Crowdsourcing offers more with part-time jobs - China Daily

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 19:36

Crowdsourcing offers more with part-time jobs
China Daily
ZHENGZHOU - Wei Zhiguo has held many jobs from a chef to a clothing vendor and even a restaurant owner. The migrant worker in Zhengzhou, capital of Central China's Henan province, currently works as a "running man." At 7 am every morning, the ...

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Crowdsourcing offers more with part-time jobs - Business - China Daily - China Daily

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 19:36

Crowdsourcing offers more with part-time jobs - Business - China Daily
China Daily
ZHENGZHOU - Wei Zhiguo has held many jobs from a chef to a clothing vendor and even a restaurant owner. The migrant worker in Zhengzhou, capital of ...

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Crowdsourcing big-data analysis | MIT News - MIT News

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 10/30/2017 - 13:04

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Crowdsourcing big-data analysis | MIT News
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A web-based system that allows far-flung data scientists to propose data elements that could prove useful for analysis and prediction could help improve the ...

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A Stanford-led platform for crowdsourced research gives experience to global participants - Stanford University News

Google Crowdsourcing - Mon, 10/23/2017 - 12:58

A Stanford-led platform for crowdsourced research gives experience to global participants
Stanford University News
“We realized that social media platforms and crowdsourcing models provided a way to expand access to mentorship, while also producing valuable research in the process.” Vaish will summarize the Initiative's early results at an Association for Computing ...

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Crowdsourcing Tax Confusion - WealthManagement.com

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 10/20/2017 - 14:48

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Crowdsourcing Tax Confusion
WealthManagement.com
Crowdsourcing Tax Confusion. There is an urgency to help in the wake of natural disasters, and substantial sums are raised by charitable crowdfunding sites. But there is little law, and even less guidance, around the tax consequences. Martin M ...

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Crowdsourced game aims to find solutions to aflatoxin - Phys.org - Phys.Org

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 10/18/2017 - 02:41

Phys.Org

Crowdsourced game aims to find solutions to aflatoxin - Phys.org
Phys.Org
Mars, Inc., UC Davis and partners have launched a crowdsourcing initiative to solve the problem of aflatoxin contamination of crops. A series of aflatoxin puzzles ...

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Tom DeLonge is crowdsourcing a spaceship - AV Club

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:51

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Tom DeLonge is crowdsourcing a spaceship
AV Club
“Former Blink-182 singer Tom DeLonge needs your help to go to space” is a pretty fun sentence to write, so we're happy to report that, today, it also happens to be true. DeLonge recently announced the launch of his new aerospace/research company, To ...

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What Data Science Can Tell Us About Our World - Yale News

Google Crowdsourcing - Tue, 10/17/2017 - 17:41

Yale News

What Data Science Can Tell Us About Our World
Yale News
A daylong conference will cover a wide-range of topics related to computational data analysis, from how languages spread to ways of improving the value of crowdsourcing. The Data Science Workshop on Computational Social Science takes place Oct. 20.

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Tim Hortons logos on the wedding tux? Couples hit up sponsors to subsidize their big day - CBC.ca

Google Crowdsourcing - Sun, 10/15/2017 - 04:59

CBC.ca

Tim Hortons logos on the wedding tux? Couples hit up sponsors to subsidize their big day
CBC.ca
Hartley has posted her quest on two crowdsourcing sites, including Sponsor My Event. It regularly features eager brides- and grooms-to-be seeking sponsors, promising that in return, companies will get their brands exposed to a captive audience. "If you ...

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Patent pending - VICE News

Google Crowdsourcing - Fri, 10/13/2017 - 13:54

Patent pending
VICE News
You did it. After years of wrestling with prototypes, you finally invented a better mousetrap/created an eco-friendly hoverbike/found a cure for morning eye crusties. You've got a million dollar idea, and exactly $473 in your bank account. What next?

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Crowdsourcing Is 'Buyer Beware' - Polkio.com

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 15:02

Crowdsourcing Is 'Buyer Beware'
Polkio.com
If you wouldn't hand over that much cash to someone, reconsider using crowdsourcing. #If practical, consider donating to an established, registered organization or nonprofit. If it's funeral expenses that are being requested, call the funeral home and ...

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Ofcom targets Android users for crowdsourcing - Mobile News

Google Crowdsourcing - Wed, 10/11/2017 - 11:09

Mobile News

Ofcom targets Android users for crowdsourcing
Mobile News
Ofcom is inviting the UK's 20 million Android smartphone users to take part in crowdsourced research to gather information about mobile coverage, reliability of voice calls, mobile broadband performance and users' experiences and habits as the project ...

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Mozilla Funds 'Governmental or Vigilante Abuse' Crowdsourcing Tool - ADT Magazine

Google Crowdsourcing - Thu, 10/05/2017 - 12:00

ADT Magazine

Mozilla Funds 'Governmental or Vigilante Abuse' Crowdsourcing Tool
ADT Magazine
Reflecting the sociopolitical unrest of our times, Mozilla made a hefty donation to an Africa-based crowdsourcing project to help people "raise their voice" amid political turmoil or government/vigilante abuse. Mozilla, the open source champion best ...

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