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What is Crowdsourcing?

What is Crowdsourcing? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Back in 2006 Jeff Howe coined the phrase crowdsourcing. He did so in the 2006 Wired magazine article – “The Rise of Crowdsourcing.” In the article Howe discusses the impact of crowd services like iStockPhoto.
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Collaboration and Collective Intelligence | MIT World

Collaboration and Collective Intelligence | MIT World | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Now that it’s possible to work, politick or party with partners round the world, round the clock, what have we got to show for it?
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Plow, Seed, Grow: 3 Keys To Online Collaboration & Crowd-Sourcing | Yammer Blog

Plow, Seed, Grow: 3 Keys To Online Collaboration & Crowd-Sourcing | Yammer Blog | Global Brain | Scoop.it
RT @rosshill: Brian Murray shares a peek into our own @yammer network and the Engagement Playbook he lead http://t.co/7MQ6rtNq...
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Training the Cloud with the Crowd: Training Google Prediction API using CrowdFlower's Workforce

Training the Cloud with the Crowd: Training Google Prediction API using CrowdFlower's Workforce | Global Brain | Scoop.it

"Want to see how people feel about the weather in San Diego, right now? Check out the weather sentiment prediction web app. Read about how Google Prediction API and DialogueEarth.org's Crowd Sourced data was used to train the cloud!"


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Google Play: Movies, Books, Music & Apps from Google

Google Play: Movies, Books, Music & Apps from Google | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Google just took the wrapper off a new service called Google Play. It's a single cloud-based media store for apps, songs, books and movies that streams between Android devices and the desktop.
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Malware and spam volume down, complexity on the rise: Symantec - ITworld.com

Malware and spam volume down, complexity on the rise: Symantec - ITworld.com | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Malware and spam volume down, complexity on the rise: SymantecITworld.comMarch 05, 2012, 7:18 PM — The level of technical innovation and social engineering, as well as the targeting of business executives, are some of the new security trends that...
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Collective Games 2012 : Workshop on Gamification and Collective Intelligence with Games

Collective Games 2012 : Workshop on Gamification and Collective Intelligence with Games | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Collective Games 2012 : Workshop on Gamification and Collective Intelligence with Games ([CFP] Collective Games 2012 : Workshop on Gamification and Collective Intelligence with Games http://t.co/dnqrMACR...)...
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Picture Story: Intelligent Infrastructure at Work

Picture Story: Intelligent Infrastructure at Work | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In the same way that the Hubble telescope changed 400 years of thinking about the physical universe, today the infusion of intelligence into society’s systems is changing the way the world literally works.
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First 'crowd-sourcing' drug development programme gets underway in MS | BioPortfolio.com

First 'crowd-sourcing' drug development programme gets underway in MS | BioPortfolio.com | Global Brain | Scoop.it
From BioPortfolio: Transparency Life Sciences (TLS), which claims to be the world's first drug development company based on open innovation, has signed an exclusive option agreeme...
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3:AM Magazine » The Nietzschean Brain

3:AM Magazine » The Nietzschean Brain | Global Brain | Scoop.it
It is because the mammalian brain has evolved as it has, and the human brain has modified the mammalian brain in the way that it has, that the multifarious morals and ethical systems that have been developed over the three-hundred thousand years or...
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Amazon.com: Understanding Understanding: Essays on Cybernetics and Cognition (9780387953922): Heinz Von Foerster: Books

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Spatial Cognition in Philosophy and Neuroscience | the nerve blog

RT @neuroinforma: #Neural basis of spatial #cognition in an attempt to understand more about the nature of space.
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The Internet of Things: Leaping the Chasm from Potential to Reality « A Smarter Planet Blog

The Internet of Things: Leaping the Chasm from Potential to Reality « A Smarter Planet Blog | Global Brain | Scoop.it
The Internet of Things is the universe of objects that are--or could be--instrumented and connected to computer networks.
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Autonomous Space Capture Challenge Opens Algorithmic Crowdsourcing to General ... - PR Newswire (press release)

Autonomous Space Capture Challenge Opens Algorithmic Crowdsourcing to General ... - PR Newswire (press release) | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Autonomous Space Capture Challenge Opens Algorithmic Crowdsourcing to General ...PR Newswire (press release)GLASTONBURY, Conn., March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- TopCoder®, Inc., the world's largest competitive Community of digital creators and MIT, today...
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Just how many Internet of things devices can IPv6 support - and do we care or is this one for our descendants?

Just how many Internet of things devices can IPv6 support - and do we care or is this one for our descendants? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
So back in 2008, the number of devices connected to the Internet grew to be higher than the number of people on the planet (currently 9 billion devices versus 7 billion humans).
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Intimate Machines: A socio-cultural blog about social robots ...

Intimate Machines: A socio-cultural blog about social robots ... | Global Brain | Scoop.it

an exploration of emerging issues related to human interaction with affective robots, relational artifacts, and sociable robot companions ... As a researcher of all things social robotic, I probably would.


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Cognitive Systems - The Post-Cognitivist Blog

Cognitive Systems - The Post-Cognitivist Blog | Global Brain | Scoop.it
In the last blog we mentioned the cognitive system; we can ask some further questions regarding the extended mind and the cognitive system. What is a cognitive system (and do we have one or many)? Does it make more ...
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Mind Controlled Neuroprosthetics Possible Due To Brain Plasticity

Mind Controlled Neuroprosthetics Possible Due To Brain Plasticity | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Neuroscientists have found that the brain is more flexible and trainable than previously thought, opening the door to development of thought-controlled prosthetic devices to help people with...
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Collective Intelligence Indeterminacy and the Illusion of Control

Charles Armstrong & Mike Stenhouse, Trampoline Systems (Check out this presentation : Collective Intelligence Indeterminacy and th...)...
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IBM Watson To Work For Wall Street

IBM Watson To Work For Wall Street | Global Brain | Scoop.it
IBM's Watson computer, which beat champions of the quiz show “Jeopardy!” a year ago, will soon be advising Wall Street's Citigroup on risks, portfolios and clients.  With this ability one must...
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Will TED’s City 2.0 crowd-sourcing platform yield results?

Will TED’s City 2.0 crowd-sourcing platform yield results? | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Read the full post at Smart Planet.
SmartPlanet covered the shocking announcement of TED’s 2012 Prize last December. Never before had TED (Technology, Entertainment, and Design) awarded the $10...
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Rodney Brooks Keynote Speech at Robotdalen

The Swedish robotics cluster Robotdalen recently arranged the event Robotics Innovation Challenge. One of the keynote speakers was Rodney Brooks, one of the world's foremost roboticists. Brooks...
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Ilya Klyuchnikov's Notes: Programming collective intelligence

Ilya Klyuchnikov's Notes: Programming collective intelligence | Global Brain | Scoop.it
Прочитал Programming collective intelligence http://t.co/yODTcDW2...
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Summer school “White Nights of Computational Neuroscience: Neurotheory from cell to cognition 2012” | Postgraduate Training Network in Biotechnology of Neurosciences BioN

Summer school “White Nights of Computational Neuroscience: Neurotheory from cell to cognition 2012” | Postgraduate Training Network in Biotechnology of Neurosciences BioN | Global Brain | Scoop.it
RT @BioNeuroTech: “White Nights of Computational Neuroscience: Neurotheory from cell to cognition”, St Petersburg, Russia, 4–17.06.2012 http://t.co/wWwpvS4Y...
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Collective Intelligence | Laitman.com

The key to all human achievements is not individual intelligence, it is #collaboration http://t.co/N0yikNcE by @laitman...
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