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November 8, 2010
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Innovative artists and hobbyists â€“ who treat their followers as a resource, not an enemy â€“ donâ€™t just crowdsource, they source a new crowd. C-mon & Kypski have over 25,000 participants in their video. Thatâ€™s 25,000 people whoâ€™ll want everyone they know to download the track. Fans also have deep pockets: Public Enemy have just announced theyâ€™ll be recording an entirely crowd funded album, after raising around $60,000 through Sellaband.
With a little help …
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September 19, 2011
Public transport. Itâ€™s like teenage dating or job interviews â€“ everyoneâ€™s got their own personal horror story. The unheated train that broke down in a snowstorm; getting stuck next to â€śthe crazy guyâ€ť on a 6 hour bus ride; any journey on the London tube. Donâ€™t get me wrong, Iâ€™m all for cleaner, greener travel but why is public transport always so square ? Whereâ€™s the innovation …
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April 26, 2011
… to pinpoint the coordinates of all of them was offered a $40,000 prize. Using Facebook, Twitter, public radio and good old-fashioned bribery, the winning team tracked down every balloon in an impressive 9 hours.
Obviously impressed by the crowdâ€™s talent for tracking inflatables, in 2011 DARPA launched the snappily titled Experimental Crowd-Derived Combat-Support Vehicle Competition. The competition invited the crowd to submit designs for a â€śgroundbreakingâ€ť new military jeep. The …
August 10, 2010
… this information may prove to be even more useful.
Pressure on governments to publish public information has been mounting for some time. Reflecting this mood, in 2005 a non-binding European Commission directive encouraged increasing openness by member states. But it seems like it is this year that things have started to get moving. On his first day in office, President Obama instructed the heads of federal agencies to release as much information as possible. This has led to a …
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November 26, 2012
… and Batman), but more about commenting on it, remembering it and making it accessible to the public.
A new beat for journalism
What makes Homicide Watch significant (aside from its motives, which are unquestionable) is what it might mean for journalism. Editor Laura Amico has described Homicide Watch as data-driven beat reporting built on a framework. This model â€“ gathering data from the crowd into a database and then using it to construct ongoing journalism â€“ is important for …
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