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    The "Yes! You’re a racist" Twitter account uses crowd sourcing to help identify white supremacists. But sometimes it get things wrong. And not everyone is happy about efforts at public shaming.

    http://www.npr.org/sections/alltechconsidered/2017/08/15/543566757/twitter-account-names-and-shames-far-right-activists-at-charlottesville

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  2. Curating the Crowd-Sourced World

    With all the stuff we weed through online, good filters are crucial. Who’s best-suited to determine what’s best, curators or the crowd? People have their religion about one or the other, however this panel will focus on the overlap, the grey areas and how curating and crowd-sourcing enrich each other.

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    Nion McEvoy, Chronicle Books

    Dustin Hostetler, skinnyCorp

    Gina Trapani, Lifehacker.com

    —Huffduffed by tommorris

  3. Event Sourcing Basics

    Event Sourcing Basics (a day in the car factory). Kerry and Rinat review questions about designing command and event messages and then introduce the new topic of Event Sourcing. We model one day at the Factory using event sourcing, domain language and concepts discussed in earlier episodes.

    —Huffduffed by salle

  4. Dr. Wikipedia: The ‘Double-Edged Sword’ Of Crowdsourced Medicine : NPR

    A report on health and social media finds that Wikipedia is the "single leading source of medical information" for patients and health care professionals. But not all of the articles are accurate. To address that issue, Dr. Amin Azzam requires his fourth-year medical students to revise and publish medical articles on the site.

    http://www.npr.org/2014/02/08/273680018/dr-wikipedia-the-double-edged-sword-of-crowd-sourced-medicine

    —Huffduffed by colinmanning