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Crowdsourcing the phase problem - R & D Magazine

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Crowdsourcing the phase problem
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A challenging problem that might benefit from crowdsourcing is the phase problem in x-ray Compared with humans, computers have the capacity to solve problems at much greater speed.
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Crowdsourcing: The Future Of Consulting? - InformationWeek

Crowdsourcing: The Future Of Consulting? - InformationWeek | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Crowdsourcing: The Future Of Consulting?
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In January 2014, Wikistrat's crowdsourced community of analysts predicted that Crimean nationalists would demand secession from Ukraine to form a union with Russia.
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Racing with Machines: Labor Force Innovation and the New Digital Frontier - Forbes

Racing with Machines: Labor Force Innovation and the New Digital Frontier - Forbes | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Racing with Machines: Labor Force Innovation and the New Digital Frontier Forbes It wasn't long ago when online travel reservation systems reduced the need for travel agents; scanning systems at grocery stores reduced the need for check-out clerks;...
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Will Chinese "witkey" online labor services platforms expand beyond China?

Will Chinese "witkey" online labor services platforms expand beyond China? | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Some time ago, I highlighted some other research on this subject of "witkey" platforms, which parallel the emergence online labor platforms (like Elance-oDesk, freelancer.com, et al) outside of Chi...
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Elance-oDesk launches in Dubai, poised to capture potential of regional ... - Wamda

Elance-oDesk launches in Dubai, poised to capture potential of regional ... - Wamda | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Elance-oDesk launches in Dubai, poised to capture potential of regional ...
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The world's largest online staffing platform, Elance-oDesk formally launched yesterday at Dubai's in5, an innovation hub for entrepreneurs.
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Bay Area Online Staffing & Human Cloud/Cloud La...

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The panel is currently taking shape as follows: • Debbie Cohen, VP, Chief of People at Mozilla Corporation • Jennings Staley, M.D., Founder and CEO of Freelancer Physician • Susan Stucky, PhD, Researc (Don't miss it!
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Independent Agent, Meet Outsourcing

Independent Agent, Meet Outsourcing | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Five ways #IndependentAgents can benefit from online staffing: http://t.co/ZQiLJDeMTE @IndAgent
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OnForce Continues to Lead Technology-Enabled Freelancer Economy Movement - PR Newswire (press release)

OnForce Continues to Lead Technology-Enabled Freelancer Economy Movement PR Newswire (press release) "Technology has played an increasingly important role over the last decade in allowing companies of all sizes to quickly gain access to pools of...
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Jobaline Raises $7M to Take Hourly Labor Recruiting Market ...

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They were happy using Jobaline in its initial markets of Seattle, San Francisco, and Miami, FL, Salazar says, but they wanted to be able to use the online recruiting tool for their operations in other cities as well.
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The Case for Updating the Hiring Process - Entrepreneur

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The Case for Updating the Hiring Process
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The firm also generates revenue through partnerships with contract marketplaces such as Elance, helping the online staffing platform improve its job matches.
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Is AI the New RIA? - ValueWalk

Is AI the New RIA? - ValueWalk | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Is AI the New RIA?
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Due to the proliferation of new computer-assisted advisory platforms, it's natural to ask what investment advisers of the future will look like and whether they'll be humans or robots.
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Fifth-largest staffing firm plans October IPO, reports say - Staffing Industry Analysts (subscription)

Fifth-largest staffing firm plans October IPO, reports say - Staffing Industry Analysts (subscription) | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Fifth-largest staffing firm plans October IPO, reports say
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In addition to being the fifth-largest global staffing firm, Recruit is the eighth-largest staffing firm in the U.S.
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Crowdsourcing medical expertise

Crowdsourcing medical expertise | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Few industries have taken to crowdsourcing with quite the enthusiasm as the healthcare industry.
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I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave

I Was a Warehouse Wage Slave | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
My brief, backbreaking, rage-inducing, low-paying, dildo-packing time inside the online-shipping machine.
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Jobaline Raises $7M to Take Hourly Labor Recruiting Market ...

Jobaline Raises $7M to Take Hourly Labor Recruiting Market ... | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
See on Scoop.it – Online Labor Platforms. They were happy using Jobaline in its initial markets of Seattle, San Francisco, and Miami, FL, Salazar says, but they wanted to be able to use the online recruiting tool for their ...
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Bay Area Online Staffing & Human Cloud/Cloud Labor Platforms

How are “technology & platforms” changing “knowledge/expertise-based work?"

Wednesday, Jun 25, 2014, 5:30 PM

Location details are available to members only.

30 Human Cloud Heads Attending

The panel is currently taking shape as follows: • Debbie Cohen, VP, Chief of People at Mozilla Corporation • Jennings Staley, M.D., Founder and CEO of Freelance Physician • Susan Stucky, PhD, Researcher of structure of work;  former IBM Research/Almaden • Sugath Warnakulasuriya, PhD,  Co-Founder and former CEO of 10EQS; former EDS/HP, McKinsey The ...

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The panel is currently taking shape as follows: • Debbie Cohen, VP, Chief of People at Mozilla Corporation • Jennings Staley, M.D., Founder and CEO of Freelance Physician • Susan Stucky, PhD, Research (Check out this Meetup with Bay Area Online...
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Elance-oDesk, Data, and the Hidden Power (and Value) of Online Staffing Platforms

Elance-oDesk, Data, and the Hidden Power (and Value) of Online Staffing Platforms | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
This week, Elance-oDesk issued the company’s first public press communication since the announcement of the merger, 6 months ago, in December 2013. The occasion was the publication of Global Online and U.S.
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Rich Pearson - This year Freelancers will earn over 1 Billion $ on E-Lance and oDesk - YouTube

Rich Pearson, Vice-President of E-Lance and oDesk explains how important staffing websites are and how they can help lift the economy, and raise freelancers'...
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The Hot Crowdsourcing Startup Fiverr Has a Spambot Problem - Vocativ

The Hot Crowdsourcing Startup Fiverr Has a Spambot Problem - Vocativ | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
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The Hot Crowdsourcing Startup Fiverr Has a Spambot Problem
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It's not uncommon to hear people talk about “crowdsourced labor,” as the economists call it, as the future of work.
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Use of online staffing

Use of online staffing | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Online staffing currently accounts for a relatively small share of the contingent work market. However, this situation may not last long - awareness of online staffing has dramatically increased in recent years.
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Online job postings offer insight into the Illinois and Chicago labor markets

Online job postings offer insight into the Illinois and Chicago labor markets | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
  Last year, approximately one in every six external hires in the United States was attributed to an online job board.[1.
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"The Free Agent Enterprise" (April 2014) Gathering: Online Staffing/Human Cloud Platform MeetUp

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Tech Trends 2014, Industrialized crowdsourcing

Tech Trends 2014, Industrialized crowdsourcing | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Today, technology makes crowdsourcing possible on an industrial scale, with potentially disruptive impacts on both cost and innovation. (How does #crowdsourcing differ from #outsourcing?
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Sharing isn't always caring - Al Jazeera America

Sharing isn't always caring - Al Jazeera America | Online Labor Platforms | Scoop.it
Sharing isn't always caring
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Online platforms are making it possible again for people to share resources such as cars, homes and time. As well as bringing people together, they're a way to save money in a tepid economy.
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Where Crowdsourcing is Headed - Daily Crowdsource

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Where Crowdsourcing is Headed
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I had a conversation with David Alan Grier the other day. It centered around the state of the crowdsourcing industry & how we see it evolving.
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