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MapLab: Cartography Is Contagious - CityLab

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)

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

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 10:11

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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)

Tue, 01/16/2018 - 09:06

Food Tank (blog)

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

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

Mon, 01/15/2018 - 13:17

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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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Crowdsourcing for Last Mile Success - Logistics Viewpoints (blog)

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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GE's Plan To Help Other Companies Crowdsource Good Design - Co.Design (blog)

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 07:06

Co.Design (blog)

GE's Plan To Help Other Companies Crowdsource Good Design
Co.Design (blog)
You might not know the term “nugget ice,” but you'd probably recognize the product. It's the delightfully chewable frozen kernels found inside hospitals, hipster cocktail bars, and Sonic drive-ins. GE, a multibillion dollar corporation with hundreds of ...

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How PlikThai empowers communities to crowdsource solutions - The Nation

Sun, 01/07/2018 - 07:28

The Nation

How PlikThai empowers communities to crowdsource solutions
The Nation
We also received a fantastic submission from students in Grade 11 in Buriram. They were trained by Chulalongkorn University students on using a small solar cell, so they brought this equipment to the local communities around them and taught citizens ...

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Disaster relief through crowdsourced data - New Straits Times Online

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 20:27

New Straits Times Online

Disaster relief through crowdsourced data
New Straits Times Online
IN the Asia-Pacific region, disaster relief organisations have begun to use crowdsourced data to augment their relief efforts. During the 2013 Typhoon Hai-yan disaster, the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA ...

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As sea levels rise, researchers use AI to monitor urban flooding - Digital Trends

Wed, 12/27/2017 - 16:11

Digital Trends

As sea levels rise, researchers use AI to monitor urban flooding
Digital Trends
As climate change accelerates, coastal communities around the world face an intimidating foe in rising sea levels. By combining tools like artificial intelligence, social media, and crowdsourcing apps, researchers think they can help these communities ...
Researchers say Twitter can be an important tool to predict floods91mobiles (blog)
New system uses Twitter, AI to predict urban floodingTHE WEEK (satire)

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Crowdsourcing Data to Track How Rising Seas Affect King Tide Flooding - Pacific Standard

Mon, 12/25/2017 - 13:04

Pacific Standard

Crowdsourcing Data to Track How Rising Seas Affect King Tide Flooding
Pacific Standard
After collecting thousands of data points from a crowdsourced initiative, the Virginia Institute for Marine Science created maps that will improve regional flooding predictions. Author: Jessica Leber; Publish date: Dec 25, 2017; Social count: 66. After ...

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UC Davis Creates Wine Price Database With Crowdsourcing, Famed Catalogs - UC Davis

Wed, 12/20/2017 - 12:59

UC Davis

UC Davis Creates Wine Price Database With Crowdsourcing, Famed Catalogs
UC Davis
Recommendations for “best buys” in Champagnes and party menus from some 50 years ago are among the treats in a new crowdsourcing database of historic wine prices from the University of California, Davis. Price the Vintage, with more than 200 digitized ...

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The Hidden Human Workforce Powering Machine Intelligence - Singularity Hub

Tue, 12/19/2017 - 11:05

Singularity Hub

The Hidden Human Workforce Powering Machine Intelligence
Singularity Hub
This was highlighted recently when Expensify, which promises to automatically scan photos of receipts to extract data for expense reports, was criticized for sending customers' personally identifiable receipts to workers on Amazon's Mechanical Turk ...

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Serena Williams Is Crowdsourcing Motherhood Advice from Instagram - InStyle

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 13:49

InStyle

Serena Williams Is Crowdsourcing Motherhood Advice from Instagram
InStyle
Serena Williams Is Crowdsourcing Motherhood Advice from Instagram. Alexandra Whittaker. Dec 18, 2017 @ 1:15 pm. Serena Williams welcomed her beautiful daughter Alexis Olympia earlier this year, and she's been Instagramming up a storm of adorable photos ...

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Course Correction: The power of crowdsourcing for school improvement - TrustED (blog)

Mon, 12/18/2017 - 06:40

TrustED (blog)

Course Correction: The power of crowdsourcing for school improvement
TrustED (blog)
The CROWD at the center of school district strategic planning and school innovation? Who would have thought? Recently I visited Minnetonka Public Schools (MPS) in Minnesota to speak with educators about innovation as part of a project with AASA and the ...

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How to crowdsource your way out of a problem - The Nation

Sun, 12/17/2017 - 22:39

The Nation

How to crowdsource your way out of a problem
The Nation
The crowdsourcing model is what inspired Flip For Site. Previously, our engineers would select where to build the next base tower and hand over a latitude and longitude to the site acquisition team. In turn, they would drive out to that area and start ...

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Opinion The next step in information governance - Crowdsourcing - Information Management

Fri, 12/15/2017 - 06:49

Information Management

Opinion The next step in information governance - Crowdsourcing
Information Management
Many organizations looking to implement and information governance programs rely on a "center of excellence” model, where a handful of high-level managers set enterprise-wide data policies and a group of assigned data stewards enforce those policies ...

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How to crowdsource your way to success as an IT leader - The Enterprisers Project

Thu, 12/14/2017 - 07:07

The Enterprisers Project

How to crowdsource your way to success as an IT leader
The Enterprisers Project
Iterate, iterate, iterate. Crowdsourcing our first-year IT initiatives helped us create the most flexible and customer-centric plan we possibly could. The pressure to move quickly and lay down a comprehensive strategic plan is very real; however, by ...

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Crowdsourcing for solutions to drug problem - Philippine Star

Sat, 12/09/2017 - 11:58

Crowdsourcing for solutions to drug problem
Philippine Star
If you are thinking of speedy solutions, there are none. But something good is coming out of the horizon – to treat the drug problem as an international cause. Former Speaker Jose de Venecia did suggest an international conference in Manila using ICAPP ...

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