Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery (part 2): Iterative vs. parallel human organisations

In Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery (part 1) I discussed about the use of a parallel model to organise people in the analysis of satellite imagery and redundancy and meritocratic technics to produce quality data. Here I talk about the qualitative and

Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery (part 2): Iterative vs. parallel human organisations

In Crowdsourcing Satellite Imagery (part 1) I discussed about the use of a parallel model to organise people in the analysis of satellite imagery and redundancy and meritocratic technics to produce quality data. Here I talk about the qualitative and

playground: copymeter

for fun I developed a simple web tool you can use online called CopyMeter (using only javascript). CopyMeter aims at measuring the originality of a text by using a search engine (Bing) to compute a ‘copy’ score at a sentence

playground: copymeter

for fun I developed a simple web tool you can use online called CopyMeter (using only javascript). CopyMeter aims at measuring the originality of a text by using a search engine (Bing) to compute a ‘copy’ score at a sentence

Mechanical Art

Few months ago I was invited by Stephane Degoutin at the ENSAD aka ‘Art Deco’, a design school to co-organize a 1-month workshop with students about experimenting new forms of crowdsourced art using Mechanical Turk, a Amazon labor market service

Mechanical Art

Few months ago I was invited by Stephane Degoutin at the ENSAD aka ‘Art Deco’, a design school to co-organize a 1-month workshop with students about experimenting new forms of crowdsourced art using Mechanical Turk, a Amazon labor market service

Crowdsourcing satellite imagery – part I

With the emergence of web 2.0 practices, new participatory approaches in GIS emerged for the last decade. An underlying challenge in crowdsourcing is the strategy used to allocate the volunteers in order to optimize a set of criteria, especially the

Crowdsourcing satellite imagery – part I

With the emergence of web 2.0 practices, new participatory approaches in GIS emerged for the last decade. An underlying challenge in crowdsourcing is the strategy used to allocate the volunteers in order to optimize a set of criteria, especially the

Cyborgs in the mist

I was invited at the Gaity Lyrique to discuss on the fake documentary from Stéphane Degoutin and Gwenola Wagon in which I played the role of a researcher from the LOPH research lab. (Lutte contre l’Obsolescence Programmee de l’Homme/fight against

Cyborgs in the mist

I was invited at the Gaity Lyrique to discuss on the fake documentary from Stéphane Degoutin and Gwenola Wagon in which I played the role of a researcher from the LOPH research lab. (Lutte contre l’Obsolescence Programmee de l’Homme/fight against

Mapping the visual perception of travelers in a city using google street view as sensor

An old but never published work related to psychogeography/art + computer vision.. View more presentations from Nicolas Maisonneuve.

Mapping the visual perception of travelers in a city using google street view as sensor

An old but never published work related to psychogeography/art + computer vision.. View more presentations from Nicolas Maisonneuve.

Social capital as contribution in citizen science projects

Contributing to a participatory projects like citizen science projects is somehow about asking volunteers to use one of their available capitals. It could be material e.g. computer/mobilephone (volunteer computing, or participatory sensing), knowledge/expertise (Q&A websites e.g. stackoverflow, quora), financial (crowd

Social capital as contribution in citizen science projects

Contributing to a participatory projects like citizen science projects is somehow about asking volunteers to use one of their available capitals. It could be material e.g. computer/mobilephone (volunteer computing, or participatory sensing), knowledge/expertise (Q&A websites e.g. stackoverflow, quora), financial (crowd