ICCM 2010: Veracity Blues

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Jon Gosier's talk from ICCM "Veracity Blues: The Trouble With Crowdsourcing"

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  • 1.SWIFT RIVER Veracity Blues - The Trouble with CrowdsourcingICCM2010 An Ushahidi Initiative Friday, October 1, 2010

2. Would you trust these guys?Friday, October 1, 2010 3. These guys?Friday, October 1, 2010 4. CROWDSOURCERY: FORBIDDEN, OCCULT, DANGEROUS What does the crowd know? Im the expert. Friday, October 1, 2010 5. CROWDSOURCERY: FORBIDDEN, OCCULT, DANGEROUS What does the crowd know? Im the expert. Why listen to anyone else? Im the expert. Friday, October 1, 2010 6. CROWDSOURCERY: FORBIDDEN, OCCULT, DANGEROUS What does the crowd know? Im the expert. Why listen to anyone else? Im the expert. Your opinion is useful, if it agrees with my funding. Friday, October 1, 2010 7. FOOTBALL VS PHILANTHROPYCoach + Team + Objective = FTW Friday, October 1, 2010 8. FOOTBALL VS PHILANTHROPY Arrogance + Ignorance + Assumptions = WTF? Friday, October 1, 2010 9. Traditional PhilanthropistsFriday, October 1, 2010 10. THIS IS A PROBLEMFootball plays assume a lot. Philanthropy affects peoples lives. There will always be more that you dont know. The crowd is willing to be your resource, they wantto help you help them. (not a Jerry McGuire reference I promise) Friday, October 1, 2010 11. CHAOS THEORYPhilanthropy is not fully deterministic No guaranteed results The Buttery Effect (Follow @aplusk!!!)Chaos is always present Observing more, gives you a better understanding ofthe full system.Friday, October 1, 2010 12. USE THE CROWD Friday, October 1, 2010 13. USE THE CROWDTo Inform DecisionsTo Supplement LaborTo Gauge Public SentimentTo Empower Citizens Friday, October 1, 2010 14. FOLKSONOMIC TRIAGE Use what the crowd tells you to verify what individuals in the crowd are saying Location can validate Friday, October 1, 2010 15. FOLKSONOMIC TRIAGE Use what the crowd tells you to verify what individuals in the crowd are saying Location can validate So can time, user history, social graph Friday, October 1, 2010 16. FOLKSONOMIC TRIAGE Use what the crowd tells you to verify what individuals in the crowd are saying Location can validate So can time, user history, social graph Learn from success, Learn from mistakes Friday, October 1, 2010 17. Friday, October 1, 2010 18. Friday, October 1, 2010 19. SWIFT RIVER@swiftriver @jongos http://swiftly.org An Ushahidi Initiative Friday, October 1, 2010 20. Who wouldnt trust Dawson Leery?Friday, October 1, 2010