Archivo para septiembre 2012

TEDx Brussels: Microwork: giving digital opportunity to impoverished people

Leila Janah is the founder of Samasource, an award-winning social business that connects people living in poverty to microwork— small, computer-based tasks that build skills and generate life-changing income. She presents her idea in the following video [su_youtube url=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=319sQ9s-lyQ”] Samasource connects women and youth living in poverty to dignified work via the Internet. Through a…

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Colaboración virtual a escala masiva: Luis von Ahn on TED.com

Excelente y divertida charla de un pionero del crowdsourcing: El Dr. Luis von Ahn, empresario y profesor asociado en el Departamento de Ciencia de la Computación en Cargenie Mellon University. ¿Cuántos habéis tenido que llenar un formulario web e ingresar unas letras distorsionadas como estas? ¿Cuántos odiáis hacerlo? Eso se llama captcha y sirve para…

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The New Nature of Innovation: human centered and collaborative

a new nature of innovation

Innovation is a driving force of welfare and contributes to increasing the standard of living. A new nature of innovation is emerging. Co-creation, user involvement, environmental and societal challenges are drivers for the change. Global cooperation networks and public private partnerships are increasingly crucial part in companies’ innovation processes. The study “New Nature of Innovation,  analyzes…

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