Citizen science
Citizen science (also known as crowd science, crowd-sourced science, civic science, or networked science) is scientific research conducted, in whole or in part, by amateur or nonprofessional scientist...
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Sign Of Alien Life? Kepler Telescope Spots Strange Star
A distant star is getting a lot of attention from astronomers — possibly as a sign that alien life is out there. The star KIC 8462852 was discovered through Planet Hunters, a citizen science program a...
Human-based computation
Human-based computation (HBC), human-assisted computation, ubiquitous human computing or distributed thinking (by analogy to distributed computing) is a computer science technique in which a machine p...
ArduSat
ArduSat is an open source, Arduino based Nanosatellite, based on the CubeSat standard. It contains a set of Arduino boards and sensors. The general public will be allowed to use these Arduinos and sen...
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Sign Of Alien Life? Kepler Telescope Spots Strange Star
A distant star is getting a lot of attention from astronomers — possibly as a sign that alien life is out there. The star KIC 8462852 was discovered through Planet Hunters, a citizen science program a...
PressureNET
PressureNET is a crowd-sourced reporting network for barometric pressure data.It works by having many users install it on cell phones that contain air pressure sensors (barometers) and GPS sensors. On...
Southern African Bird Atlas Project
The Southern African Bird Atlas Project (SABAP) was conducted between 1987 and 1991. Because a new bird atlas was started in southern Africa in 2007, the earlier project is now referred to as SABAP1. ...
AI-complete
In the field of artificial intelligence, the most difficult problems are informally known as AI-complete or AI-hard, implying that the difficulty of these computational problems is equivalent to that ...
The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds
The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds - their distribution and abundance (ISBN 0-85661-091-7) is an ornithological atlas published for the European Bird Census Council by T & A D Poyser in 199...
The EBCC Atlas of European Breeding Birds - Wikipedia
Greene Smith
Greene Smith (1842–1886) was an American amateur scientist and taxidermist with a specific interest in ornithology. His father was Gerrit Smith.
Greene Smith was born in 1842. He was the son of Ge...
Quantum Moves
Quantum Moves is an online citizen science simulation video game where you move quantum atoms. The game is part of the ScienceAtHome umbrella project, developed by AU Ideas CODER (Center for Community...
Bird atlas
A bird atlas is an ornithological work that attempts to provide information on the distribution, abundance, long-term change as well as seasonal patterns of bird occurrence and make extensive use of m...
Bird atlas - Wikipedia
Butterfly watching
Butterfly watching (also called butterflying) is a hobby concerned with the observation and study of butterflies. It also includes the "catch and release" of butterflies. There are clubs, handbooks, c...
Breeding bird survey
A breeding bird survey monitors the status and trends of bird populations. Data from the survey are an important source for the range maps found in field guides. The North American Breeding Bird Sur...
Xeno-canto
xeno-canto is a citizen science project in which volunteers record, upload and annotate recordings of birdsong and bird calls. All the recordings are published under one of the Creative Commons licens...
Human search engine
A human search engine is a search engine that uses human participation to filter the search results and assist users in clarifying their search request. The goal is to provide users with a limited num...
INaturalist
iNaturalist is citizen science project and online social network of naturalists, citizen scientists, and biologists built on the concept of mapping and sharing observations of biodiversity across the ...
INaturalist - Wikipedia
World Water Monitoring Day
World Water Monitoring Day was established in 2003 by America's Clean Water Foundation as a global educational outreach program that aims to build public awareness and involvement in protecting water ...
List of distributed computing projects
This is a list of distributed computing and grid computing projects. For each project, donors volunteer computing time from personal computers to a specific cause. This donated computing power comes t...
NuCaptcha
NuCaptcha is an early fraud detection service which utilises behavior analytics to provision threat appropriate, animated video CAPTCHA's. NuCaptcha is developed and operated by Canadian-based firm, N...
Zooniverse (citizen science project)
Zooniverse is a citizen science web portal owned and operated by the Citizen Science Alliance. It is home to the internet's largest, most popular and most successful citizen science projects. The orga...
FamilySearch Indexing
FamilySearch Indexing is a volunteer project established and run by FamilySearch, a genealogy organization of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The project aims to create searchable di...
Luis von Ahn
Luis von Ahn (born 1979) is a Guatemalan entrepreneur and an associate professor in the Computer Science Department at Carnegie Mellon University. He is known as one of the pioneers of crowdsourcing. ...
Luis von Ahn - Wikipedia