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Iron Sky’s War Bonds: Cult SF Cinema and Crowdsourcing

Chuck Tryon

in Science Fiction Double Feature: The Science Fiction Film as Cult Text

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781781381830
eISBN:
9781781382363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781381830.003.0008
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Iron Sky (2012) was one of the first high-profile films to use the practices of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding. This chapter considers how crowdsourcing and crowdfunding are not only intersecting ... More


Democratizing Inequalities: Dilemmas of the New Public Participation

Caroline W. Lee, Michael McQuarrie, and Edward T. Walker (eds)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479847273
eISBN:
9781479800223
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479847273.001.0001
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics

Opportunities to “have your say,” “get involved,” and “join the conversation” are everywhere in public life. From crowdsourcing and town hall meetings to government experiments with social media, ... More


Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Christopher L. Tucci, Allan Afuah, and Gianluigi Viscusi (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.001.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Examples of the value that can be created and captured through crowdsourcing go back to at least 1714, when the UK used crowdsourcing to solve the Longitude Problem, obtaining a solution that would ... More


Natural Disasters and Alternative Modes of Governance: The Role of Social Networks and Crowdsourcing Platforms in Russia

Gregory Asmolov

in Bits and Atoms: Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941599
eISBN:
9780199349517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941599.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

The chapter explores the role of ICT for emergency response in areas of limited statehood. It addresses whether ICT can make the crowd not only a resource for emergency response but also an actor in ... More


From Crowdsourcing to Crowdseeding: The Cutting Edge of Empowerment?

Peter van der Windt

in Bits and Atoms: Information and Communication Technology in Areas of Limited Statehood

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199941599
eISBN:
9780199349517
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199941599.003.0010
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Democratization

This chapter draws on the experience of Voix des Kivus—a SMS-based data collection project implemented in the Democratic Republic of Congo between 2009 and 2011. The Voix des Kivus project used a ... More


Crowdsourcing: A Primer and Research Framework

Allan Afuah

in Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.003.0002
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Managers are regularly confronted with unsolved problems. If a manager knows who can solve a problem, they can assign the problem to the correct person to have it solved under an ex ante contract or ... More


Co-opetition in Crowdsourcing: When Simultaneous Cooperation and Competition Deliver Superior Solutions

Allan Afuah

in Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.003.0011
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

In tournament-based crowdsourcing, members of a crowd compete to solve a problem and the agent with the best solution wins. In collaboration-based crowdsourcing, members of a crowd cooperate to solve ... More


Prediction Markets for Crowdsourcing

Christian Horn, Marcel Bogers, and Alexander Brem*

in Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.003.0012
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Crowdsourcing is an increasingly important phenomenon that is fundamentally changing how companies create and capture value. There are still important questions with respect to how crowdsourcing ... More


Tightening the Loop between Free Innovators and Producers

Eric von Hippel

in Free Innovation

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035217
eISBN:
9780262335461
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035217.003.0007
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation

This chapter looks at how both free innovators and commercial project sponsors are increasingly competing to “tighten the loop” between themselves and free innovators to obtain a larger share of ... More


The ARTES bilingual LSP dictionary: From collocation to higher order phraseology

Natalie Kübler and Mojca Pecman

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0010
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

Because of globalisation, the requirements for bilingual LSP dictionaries have expanded dramatically, requiring more and more information for users. This chapter deals with the theoretical and ... More


Potentials and challenges of WordNet-based pedagogical lexicography: The Transpoetika Dictionary

Toma Tasovac

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0012
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

This chapter explores the potential and challenges of basing pedagogical, bilingual electronic dictionaries on WordNet – a comprehensive machine-readable lexical database of the English language. It ... More


Wiktionary: A new rival for expert-built lexicons? Exploring the possibilities of collaborative lexicography

Christian M. Meyer and Iryna Gurevych

in Electronic Lexicography

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780199654864
eISBN:
9780191745966
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199654864.003.0013
Subject:
Linguistics, Lexicography, Semantics and Pragmatics

With the rise of the Web 2.0, collaboratively constructed language resources are rivaling expert-built lexicons. The collaborative construction process of these resources is driven by what is called ... More


Strategic Crowdsourcing: The Emergence of Online Distributed Innovation

J. Andrei Villarroel

in Leading Open Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018494
eISBN:
9780262312455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018494.003.0204
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter describes crowdsourcing projects carried out by large numbers of geographically distributed individuals acting independently but contributing to a collective whole. It discusses the ... More


The Future of Crowdsourcing: From Idea Contests to MASSive Ideation

Johann Füller, Katja Hutter, and Julia Hautz

in Leading Open Innovation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2013
ISBN:
9780262018494
eISBN:
9780262312455
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262018494.003.0309
Subject:
Business and Management, Knowledge Management

This chapter examines the future of the crowdsourcing based on experience in the development of the software platform MASSive Ideation. It explains that unlike other idea contests for open ... More


Streaming, Subbing, Sharing: Viki Global TV

Tessa Dwyer

in Speaking in Subtitles: Revaluing Screen Translation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9781474410946
eISBN:
9781474434720
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474410946.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter presents a case study of global TV site Viki (www.viki.com), which offers amateur subtitling in around 200 languages for media from around the world. It focuses on the ways in which ... More


The Wisdom of Which Crowd? On the Pathology of a Digital Democracy Initiative for a Listening Government

Stephen Coleman and Jay G. Blumler

in Society and the Internet: How Networks of Information and Communication are Changing Our Lives

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199661992
eISBN:
9780191782671
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199661992.003.0013
Subject:
Business and Management, Information Technology

Early use of the Internet demonstrated that it was possible to tap the expertise of many people rapidly, simply by asking. Over time a variety of platforms have been built to aggregate the so-called ... More


Quantitative Methods for Measuring Neighborhood Characteristics in Neighborhood Health Research

Dustin T. Duncan, William C. Goedel, and Rumi Chunara

in Neighborhoods and Health

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
April 2018
ISBN:
9780190843496
eISBN:
9780190843533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190843496.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health, Epidemiology

Research connecting neighborhoods and health has characterized neighborhood factors in multiple ways. This chapter discusses standard and emerging methods to measure and study neighborhood ... More


Introduction to Creating and Capturing Value Through Crowdsourcing

Christopher L. Tucci, Allan Afuah, and Gianluigi Viscusi

in Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.003.0001
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

Partly fueled by the pervasiveness of information technologies that facilitate the broadcasting of problems to crowds, and by anecdotal examples of phenomenally high-value solutions from outsourcing ... More


Three’s a Crowd?

Gianluigi Viscusi and Christopher L. Tucci

in Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.003.0003
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

According to conventional wisdom on crowdsourcing, the number of people defines the crowd and maximization of this number is often assumed to be the goal of any crowdsourcing exercise. However, some ... More


How Firms Leverage Crowds and Communities for Open Innovation

Joel West and Jonathan Sims

in Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198816225
eISBN:
9780191853562
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198816225.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Innovation, Strategy

There are many similarities in how firms pursuing an open innovation strategy can utilize crowds and communities as sources of external innovation. At the same time, the differences between these two ... More


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