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Stanford University. Stanford University (officially Leland Stanford Junior University) is a private research university in Stanford, California, and one of the world's most prestigious institutions,[8][9][10][11] with the top position in numerous surveys and measures in the United States.[12][13][14][15][16][17][18] Stanford was founded in 1885 by Leland Stanford, former governor of and U.S. senator from California and leading railroad tycoon, and his wife, Jane Lathrop Stanford, in memory of their only child, Leland Stanford, Jr., who had died of typhoid fever at age 15 the previous year.

Stanford University

Stanford was opened on October 1, 1891[2][3] as a coeducational and non-denominational institution. Stanford is located in northern Silicon Valley near Palo Alto, California. Students compete in 36 varsity sports, and the University is one of two private institutions in the Division I FBS Pacific-12 Conference. University of California, Berkeley.

The University of California, Berkeley (also referred to as Berkeley, UC Berkeley, California or simply Cal)[8] is a major public research university located in Berkeley, California.

University of California, Berkeley

It is the flagship campus of the University of California system, one of three parts in the state's public higher education plan, which also includes the California State University system and the California Community Colleges System. It is considered by Times Higher Education as a member of a group of six university brands that lead in world reputation rankings in 2015[9] and is ranked third on the U.S. News' 2015 Best Global Universities rankings conducted in the U.S. and nearly 50 other countries.[10] The Academic Ranking of World Universities also ranks the University of California, Berkeley, fourth in the world, third in engineering, fourth in social sciences and first in mathematics & life sciences.[11] The university is also well known for producing a high number of entrepreneurs.[12][13][14]

About. From hikers to hunters, birders to beach-combers, the world is filled with naturalists, and many of us record what we find.


What if all those observations could be shared online? You might discover someone who finds beautiful wildflowers at your favorite birding spot, or learn about the birds you see on the way to work. If enough people recorded their observations, it would be like a living record of life on Earth that scientists and land managers could use to monitor changes in biodiversity, and that anyone could use to learn more about nature. That's the vision behind So if you like recording your findings from the outdoors, or if you just like learning about life, join us!

A little history. 加利福尼亚州科学院. 加利福尼亚州科学院[编辑] 维基百科,自由的百科全书.


Citizen scientist site hits one million observations of life on Earth. This is what a million observations of species in nature look like mapped out over the world.

Citizen scientist site hits one million observations of life on Earth

Image courtesy of iNaturalist. On Friday, Jonathan Hiew from Singapore took a photo of several insects and uploaded them on the citizen scientist site, iNaturalist. Little did he know that one of the photos, of a butterfly, would prove a record breaker: it was the millionth observation recorded on iNaturalist. To commemorate the occasion, iNaturalist has released an interactive map showing just what one million observations looks like around the world.

Zoom in closely enough, and you can click on any observation, uncovering more details. Recruit Media Technology Lab (Recruit MTL) 終止服務的虫判定器與生生不息的紅姬緣椿象 - Jas9 Taipei.設計誌. 兩三年前曾經特地寫篇介紹的虫判定器,居然在上個月宣佈終止服務了。

終止服務的虫判定器與生生不息的紅姬緣椿象 - Jas9 Taipei.設計誌

望著偌大的「サービス終了のお知らせ」字樣,各種想法在腦海裡翻攪著。 最近一次使用虫判定器,恰好就在二月底,趁著二二八連假難得的好天氣,出遊去了一趟關西吃便當。 休息站公園裡,台灣欒樹下,非常顯眼地冒現一叢又一叢的小小紅色椿象。 每年相彷季節很容易發現的這種小小紅色椿象,究竟叫作什麼呢? 於是,想到拍照送去虫判定器。 一如既往,檔案傳送成功後,虫判定器給了一個預估鑑定完成時間。 沒想到,三月中就發現了「サービス終了のお知らせ」這樣的服務終止宣告。 沒錯,虫判定器的鑑定結果只能提供到「目」這個分類層級。 App是什麼?虫判定器! - Jas9 Taipei.設計誌. 據說近兩年來,行政院合計花費5,240多萬元推出108個App。

App是什麼?虫判定器! - Jas9 Taipei.設計誌

Project Noah. Project Noah is a free mobile application that can be used to explore and document local wildlife.

Project Noah

What kind of beetle? This app knows. The Project Noah app asks people to upload photos, GPS coordinates and other anecdotal info about wildlife they see.

What kind of beetle? This app knows

An update to Project Noah app will be launched in December The app also seeks to create personal connections to the natural world Free app features challenges to encourage people to learn about nearby plants and animals (CNN) -- Ever seen a tree and wondered if it was a maple or an oak? Bespectacled scientists of yore would carry around hefty field guides, made up of hundreds of pages of text and photos. But these days, smartphone owners have a lighter option: an app called Project Noah, which aims to help people identify plants and animals as well as collect data from "citizen scientists" about where certain species are located.

The app asks people to upload photos, GPS coordinates and other anecdotal info about wildlife they see. About. Project Noah is an award-winning software platform designed to help people reconnect with the natural world.


Launched out of NYU’s Interactive Telecommunications Program in early 2010, the project began as an experiment to mobilize citizen scientists and build a digital butterfly net for the 21st century. Backed by National Geographic, Project Noah is mobilizing a new generation of nature explorers and helping people from around the world appreciate their local wildlife. Our community is harnessing the power and popularity of new mobile technologies to collect important ecological data and help preserve global biodiversity.

Our ultimate goal is to build the go-to platform for documenting all the world’s organisms, and through doing this we hope to develop an effective way to measure Mother Nature’s pulse. Yasser Ansari, Chief Leaf Yasser Ansari studied molecular biology and bioinformatics at U.C. Martin Ceperley, CTO Peter Horvath, Design Director Karen Loughrey, Community Director. [NYU] New York University 紐約大學. 瀏覽:42113 人次。 New York University 紐約大學1831年成立,大部分的校舍集中於曼哈頓下城具有歷史色彩的華盛頓廣場附近,沒有一整體的校園和圍牆,而是分散的建築,建築上會有紫色旗幟寫著 NYU 或繪有紐約大學的校徵(一把火炬)。 Usnews1997 Film:[1] Usnews2003:[45] Multimedia/Visual Communication:[6] 2013.08.05更新系所的主修,學費 NYU約有4萬三千多位學生,1千兩百位的全職師資,師生比1:13,其中海外學生占總學生數5%,著名校友有電影導演奧立佛史東、史派克李,小約翰甘乃迪,電影明星梅格萊恩,名模Christy Turlington(主修藝術史和東方哲學),華人也有不少…例如李昌鈺,李安,張洪量,馬英九等等.

Encyclopedia of Life and iNaturalist work together to support citizen science. New free iPhone application allows professionals and amateurs to collaborate on shared species observation projects Washington, DC - June 18, 2012 - The Encyclopedia of Life (EOL), in collaboration with iNaturalist, is pleased to announce support for citizen science “observation checklists.” Using the free tools provided by EOL and iNaturalist, approved species lists created on EOL can now be turned into mobile observation checklists on the free iNaturalist iPhone application (app) and the iNaturalist website.

Observations made through the iPhone app in the field can be shared with the world through iNaturalist, where observations are organized, managed and posted for others to see. The new capabilities announced today address an urgent need to link reliable information about biological diversity with the tools to easily record species observations. Joining forces with iNaturalist has been an excellent pilot project for EOL to launch these participatory citizen science capabilities.

Dr. iNaturalist. iNaturalist is citizen science project and online social network of naturalists, citizen scientists, and biologists built on the concept of mapping and sharing observations of biodiversity across the globe.[2] Observations may be added via the website or from a mobile application.[3][4] The observations provide valuable open data to a variety of scientific research projects, museums, botanic gardens, parks, and other organizations.[5][6] .[7] Users of iNaturalist have contributed over one million observations since its founding in 2008.[8] History[edit] began in 2008 as a UC Berkeley School of Information Master's final project of Nate Agrin, Jessica Kline, and Ken-ichi Ueda.[1] Nate Agrin and Ken-ichi Ueda continued work on the site with Sean McGregor, a web developer.

In 2011, Ueda began collaboration with Scott Loarie, a research fellow at Stanford University and lecturer at UC Berkeley. Ueda and Loarie are the current co-directors of See also[edit] Crowdsourcing. Crowdsourcing, a modern business term coined in 2005,[1] is defined by Merriam-Webster as the process of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people, especially an online community, rather than from employees or suppliers.[2][1] A portmanteau of crowd and outsourcing,[3][4] its more specific definitions are yet heavily debated.[5] This mode of sourcing is often used to divide work between participants,[6] and has a history of success prior to the digital age—"offline".

By definition, crowdsourcing combines the efforts of numerous self-selected volunteers or part-time workers; each person's contribution combines with those of others to achieve a cumulative result. Definitions[edit] "Simply defined, crowdsourcing represents the act of a company or institution taking a function once performed by employees and outsourcing it to an undefined (and generally large) network of people in the form of an open call. Cmr-journal. Wired 14.06: The Rise of Crowdsourcing. Remember outsourcing? Sending jobs to India and China is so 2003. The new pool of cheap labor: everyday people using their spare cycles to create content, solve problems, even do corporate R & D.

5324.pdf. 博客來-玩家外包:社群改變遊戲規則. 推薦序群眾外包提升競爭力劉威麟 我寫部落格,多年來提及「群眾外包」(crowdsourcing)的各類案例,欣喜的是,近一兩年,「眾包」不再只是某間新公司的商業模式,企業已經開始拿群眾外包來擊敗競爭對手,捷報傳出,群眾外包的概念更令人興奮了。 以英國大報《Guardian》為例,英國政府修法,將所有的國會議員的收入明細全部都公開在陽光下。 可想而知,這樣的「資料」是報社最喜歡的,但資料量之多,一般的記者根本沒辦法從其中得到太多訊息,怎麼辦呢? 答案:請網友幫忙。 為了和競爭者一別苗頭,《Guradian》趕在政府預計將所有資料公開之前,先開了一個特別的網站「幫忙檢查國會議員的花費狀況」,等到政府一公布所有文件後,立刻將文件全部丟到這個網站裡,並在政府公布的同一天宣布開站! 網友來到這個網站,只要按下「開始檢查」鈕,就會看到一份文件,可能是一份某國會議員的電話帳單,你看一看這份帳單,看看有沒有可疑或可議之處? 玩家時代來臨 《Guradian》靠這一群網友,得以超前他們的競爭者,以前所未有的速度,搶先完成一篇又一篇驚人的報導。

長期觀察網路趨勢,現在自己經營一間專業的社群行銷操作公司,旗下每天都有十幾篇文章必須被「生產」出來,這些文章必須在短短的二十四小時內經過好幾關的「公文旅行」──先由寫手寫出草稿,經由客戶看過,再經由PM確認,最後再由我親手校看之後才貼到網路上,這樣進行三百六十五天,實在是非常冗長的工作。 到了近期,我們開始採用群眾外包的方式,巧妙地邀請我們的粉絲們,請他們「投稿」,然後我們再將文章再貼出來給其他粉絲觀賞,許多粉絲看到自己的作品得以被發布給幾萬名的粉絲,也覺得很有成就感,願意寫一些東西來投稿。 Tela Botanica - Accueil. 不認識這植物嗎?沒關係,讓法國的Pl@ntNet APP告訴你! 不認識這植物嗎? 沒關係,讓法國的Pl@ntNet APP告訴你! 這是個像Shazam一樣的音樂辨識萬能通的識別工具,但Pl@ntNet的APP軟體可是針對植物的識別軟體,Pl@ntNet這個照像辨識軟體的APP讓您透過手機拍照後簡單幾個步驟就可以知道答案。 (圖說:由法國多家研究機構共同推出的Pl@ntNet App可讓使用者透過拍照辨識多種植物與名稱,照片來源:SciencesetAvenir)