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Tagged with “crowd sourcing” (6)

  1. Evolved Science: Crowds Can Catalog Bugs Faster

    The next evolution of science is not happening in a lab, but in a basement in a rural Florida county. Thanks to online crowdsourcing, thousands of non-scientists can visit a site called Notes From Nature and lend a hand to university researchers cataloging their collections, from bark to bugs.

    —Huffduffed by colinmanning

  2. 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