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Tools. Education. Business. Browse Blogs by Tag. Tags > crowdsourcing Four short links: 3 April 2014 By Nat Torkington April 3, 2014 dat — github-like tool for data, still v. early.
It’s overdue. (via Nelson Minar) Novena Open Laptop — Bunnie Huang’s laptop goes on sale. Crowdsourcing Feature discovery By Ben Lorica March 15, 2014 Data scientists were among the earliest and most enthusiastic users of crowdsourcing services. 9 branding trends for startups in 2014 By Amy Jollymore January 31, 2014 Your code can be clean as a whistle and your software deployment on-time, but if you’re a startup, branding is as vital to your success as any non-crashing app. Four short links: 16 December 2013 By Nat Torkington December 16, 2013 Suro (Github) — Netflix data pipeline service for large volumes of event data. Four short links: 6 December 2013 By Nat Torkington December 6, 2013 Society of Mind — Marvin Minsky’s book now Creative-Commons licensed.
Four short links: 4 December 2013 By Nat Torkington December 4, 2013 Four short links: 29 November 2013. One of us is smarter than all of us. « My First ETech Comments | Main | Interaction vs. one-way communication » One of us is smarter than all of us You've heard the saying "none of us is as smart as all of us", and you've felt the pressure.
A group of individuals working together as a team can do better work, reach better decisions, etc. After all, two heads are better than one. Right? Given how much I can't stand (with a passion) that idea, I almost skipped the keynote talk by James Surowiecki, author of The Wisdom of Crowds. He started with a few thoughts on how ants (and so many other creatures) are quite simple and stupid, but that their intelligence and complexity grows with the number of interactions between them. And that's all great and intuitive... until you get to humans. So how does this track with the name of his book?
Where I had it wrong is that his book's premise (wisdom of crowds) comes with qualifiers. Which leads me to... my previous post where I talked about the missing women at ETech. TrackBack Comments. Crowdsourcing: Community vs Crowd « Amy Sample Ward’s Version of. I’m really excited and honored to be speaking today at the SXSW Interactive Festival in Austin, TX, on a panel with Beth Kanter, Dave Neff, Holly Ross and Kari Saratovsky.
We’ll be facilitating a conversation, more than doing a formal presentation, and will focus on the power of crowdsourcing (using our own case study from conducting the Social Media for Social Good case study competition) and the application of social media in nonprofit program delivery. If you’re here in Austin, do join us! If not, you can follow the conversation in real time on Twitter with the hashtag #crowdx. (We’ll put up more notes after the session, too!) Here are some of my thoughts going into the conversation and slides if you prefer engaging that way: Crowdsourcing for Social Change The competition we conducted as part of this panel surfaced a collection of case studies of organizations using social media in their program delivery.
Convincing your executive team to use crowdsourcing shouldn’t take bribery. Working Wikily.pdf (application/pdf Object) First directory of community crowdsourcing projects launches today. Crowdsourcing - eNotes.com Reference. What Is an eNotes Study Guide?
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