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Forget the sharing economy, it's time for the crowd economy

Forget the sharing economy, it's time for the crowd economy | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it

The 5 Ps that make a crowd movement.

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This article gets to the heart of what makes a meaningful crowd collaboration with lasting impact. While online social sharing in itself is changing the way information and awareness is spread, a crowd movement stands apart as a highly participatory, engaged and committed group of individuals (and organisations) brought together online. It is this level of engagement that makes the 5th P so significant - Productivity (which includes the crowd's ability to make a lasting impact).

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And that's a WRAP - CSW Global'14 Has Participants Rooting for the Crowd Economy - Crowdsourcing Week

And that's a WRAP - CSW Global'14 Has Participants Rooting for the Crowd Economy - Crowdsourcing Week | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
What a week it has been! We have come to the end of an amazing week in Singapore that brought together the global community of innovators in the crowd economy and it truly has been exhilarating to listen to inspiring work that is changing the paradigm and disruption old and inefficient systems. Every day of
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If you back a Kickstarter project that sells for $2 billion, do you deserve to get rich?

If you back a Kickstarter project that sells for $2 billion, do you deserve to get rich? | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset raised $2.4 million on Kickstarter, no strings attached. Those donors weren’t looking for a payout; they wanted to support something they believed in, and...
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Academic representations of crowdsourcing, co-creation and open innovation

Academic representations of crowdsourcing, co-creation and open innovation | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
As part of my work as a PhD student, I read lots of papers about open innovation and/or participative marketing. These papers are highly interesting but, I must admit, sometimes a little repelling ...
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Fantastic digest of schemas and representations of crowdsourcing and related concepts.

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Crowdsourcing Week 2014 Global Conference Prepares for Singapore - Crowdfund Insider

Crowdsourcing Week 2014 Global Conference Prepares for Singapore - Crowdfund Insider | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
The Crowdsourcing Week 2014 Global Conference wants to aid a whole new generation of thinkers, innovators and leaders to learn and practice a crowd-centric
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Listly List - Top 15 Crowdsourcing Influencers – UK

Listly List - Top 15 Crowdsourcing Influencers – UK - Simon Hill, Jimmy Wales, Bruno Pellegrini, Darren Westlake, Samir Desai, Philip Letts, Klaus Woeste, Jeff Lynn, Simon Dixon, Roland Harwood, Peter Baeck, Mark Shuttleworth, Maya Bogle, Jouko Ahvenainen, and Nick Bennett
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10 Creative Websites for Crowdsourcing Logo and Website design jobs

10 Creative Websites for Crowdsourcing Logo and Website design jobs | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Blog post at NetMediaBlog : What is Crowdsourcing?
Crowdsourcing is a term formed from the words ‘crowd’ and ‘outsourcing’.  Crowdsourcing can simply be said [..]
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Crowdsourcing goes to Hollywood as Amazon makes movies

Crowdsourcing goes to Hollywood as Amazon makes movies | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
* Amazon has 21 movie projects, 9 TV projects in development* Amazon to post trial videos and seek feedback* Aim is to avoid big bombs -Amazon Studios chiefBy Alistair BarrSAN FRANCISCO, Oct 10 (Reuters)...
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Open Innovation: A Handbook for Researchers

The Insme website posted the a paper, “Open Innovation — A Handbook for Researchers,”  authored by Lena Holmberg, Bo Norrman & Helena Theander from Innovationskontor Väst.
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Crowdtilt Collects a Quick $23M to Bring Crowdfunding All Over the World

Crowdtilt Collects a Quick $23M to Bring Crowdfunding All Over the World | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Beshara also wants to provide the world with “WordPress for crowdfunding” — that is, open-source tools for larger campaigns to run on their own sites.
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Crowdfunding goes viral!

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Crowdsourcing Feature Lets iPhone Users Determine Best Time to Cross U.S. Border

Crowdsourcing Feature Lets iPhone Users Determine Best Time to Cross U.S. Border | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Tarfah Alrashed with CSE undergrads Matthew Davis and Rodrigo Rollo designed the iPhone app that determine the best time to Cross U.S. Border. ("Crowdsourcing Feature Lets iPhone Users Determine Best Time to Cross U.S.
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How Big Data Is Helping To Solve The Water Crisis

How Big Data Is Helping To Solve The Water Crisis | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it

"The proliferation of mobile-supported business models in India is substantial."

 

by Nisha Kumar Kulkarni, Dowser

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Great article about NextDrop, a crowdsourced app simplifying the process of collecting water for many people in India. The article goes on to discuss the relationship between big data and social entrepreneurship.

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Bitcoin 2.0 Crowdfunding Is Real Crowdfunding

Bitcoin 2.0 Crowdfunding Is Real Crowdfunding | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
In the past few months we’ve been hearing a lot about how bitcoin’s underlying technology is going to revolutionize not only our monetary system, but also..
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Boston's Legacy: Can Crowdsourcing Really Fight Crime? - NBC News

Boston's Legacy: Can Crowdsourcing Really Fight Crime? - NBC News | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it

For many, the first images of the Boston Marathon bombing -- a cloud of dark smoke rising up over Boylston Street -- came from Twitter or Instagram...

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Crowdsourcing used to search satellite images for missing Malaysia Airlines plane

Crowdsourcing used to search satellite images for missing Malaysia Airlines plane | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
As the mystery of what happened to missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 deepens, people from all around the world are eager to help. Crowdsourcing website Tomnod.com, run by DigitalGlobe Inc., is asking its users to comb through thousands of miles……
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Open innovation in medicine

Open innovation in medicine | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Healthcare has taken to open innovation perhaps more than any other industry, with a host of sites and projects emerging to bring the crowd into the medical process.  For instance, a site called Cr...
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The End of Crowdsourced Innovation (As We Know It)!

The End of Crowdsourced Innovation (As We Know It)! | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Ideation focused (front-end) crowdsourced innovation has been a common element of innovation programs within large organizations for several years. It is viewed as especially valuable for companies...
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Shareable City: citizens are the actors!

Shareable City: citizens are the actors! | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Shareable City: a new city model based on a technological and social ecosystem where collective intelligence and glocal dimension foster new possibilities .

Via Manu Fernandez
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The Science of Serendipity in the Workplace

The Science of Serendipity in the Workplace | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Firms are thinking up new ways to encourage interactions among employees, going so far as to squeeze workers into smaller spaces and install trivia games on elevators.
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Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source

Inventing Made Easy: Go Straight to the (Crowd)Source | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
These companies provide an avenue to bring your ideas to the marketplace with little cost to you.
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Duolingo Named Apple’s App of the Year

Duolingo Named Apple’s App of the Year | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Duolingo, one of the most popular crowd-powered apps on the market, had a huge year and is closing it out by earning a great accolade: Apple's iPhone app of the year.
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Growing pains for crowdfunding

Growing pains for crowdfunding | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it

"Crowdfunding websites have caught the imagination of millions of web users, providing businesses and creative ventures with a platform to appeal for money."

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The less glamorous side of the maturing market for crowdfunding.

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Meet the entrepreneur who has lifted 15,000 young people over the poverty line

Meet the entrepreneur who has lifted 15,000 young people over the poverty line | Crowdsourcing | Scoop.it
Leila Janah is a Silicon Valley superstar because of her non-profit organisation which sources work for the impoverished yet talented youth of Africa from the big tech firms. VentureBeat meets her.
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Leila Janah, through Samasource and its related services, is making use of internet-enabled connectivity to change the model of work, and lifting many skilled and motivated young women and men out of poverty by providing the only thing that was missing: access to employment.

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