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Crowdcrafting and HTTPS

With the latest release of PYBOSSA (v2.3.7) we have included support for web push notifications. ....

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PYBOSSA new features: or what you have missing so far

Our last blog post is from last year. And you might be wondering: what have I miss? A lot! We’ve....

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Community Matters

Scifabric hosts many citizen science and public participation projects. We’ve....

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Lanzamos Sr. Alérgeno. ¡Viva!

Esta vez hemos sido nuestros propios clientes y ¡por fin! podemos presentaros....

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Protecting our oceans with citizens and satellites

Global Fishing Watch is a technology initiative that aims to highlight global....

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Rediscovering our past with the crowd

June saw Scifabric host the ‘Rediscovering the past with Spanish technology’ ....

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Scifabric hires new business development manager

James Doherty interviews Mar Ramis, Scifabric’s new business development mana....

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Blazing a trail in cancer diagnosis

Cancer Research UK’s Trailblazer tool has enabled volunteers to distinguish b....

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Open Science – making science better

It’s a golden age for science: the discovery of gravitational waves has conf....

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Cracking down on political corruption with data...

Australian politicians, like their counterparts around the world, are not imm....

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The DIY atomic force microscope

Here’s a question: what image would you choose to represent ‘science’? If you....

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Crowdsourcing vs Crowdfunding: What’s the diffe...

We’re nice here at SciFabric. We like building tools that help people, pettin....

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Year in review

Wow, another year is almost over! Time flies and, like everyone else, we love....

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The Open Seventeen: Crowdsourcing sustainable d...

In September 2015, world leaders committed to 17 global goals that aim to end....

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Brain vs Processor: Part 4 – Video pattern reco...

Welcome to the fourth and final installation of our ‘Brain vs. Processor’ blo....

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Lifting the lid on the oil industry

Open Oil is a Berlin-based publishing house, working on transparency around e....

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Brain vs Processor: Part 3 – PDF Data Mining

Welcome to Part 3 of our Brain vs. Processor blog series, which is examining ....

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Crowdsourcing the Humanities

Crowdsourcing is an incredibly useful tool in science. PyBossa software has h....

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How does music make you feel?

We attended the third annual Zinc Shower event of ‘the creative and collabora....

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Brain vs Processor: Part 2 – Sound Pattern Reco...

In the first blog entry of this series we explained that, while computers are....

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Where to meet people who want to change the world

You were a keynote speaker at the Empodera LIVE conference last month, what w....

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Brain vs Processor: Part 1 – Image Pattern Reco...

We admit it – computers are getting pretty clever. They can calculate pi to t....

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Join the dots to measure antimatter

Does antimatter fall up or down? We don’t know for sure but Dr Michael Doser ....

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3 steps to build a successful team

How do you build a successful team? Moreover, how do you do it when you don’t....

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PyBossa hires new UX designer to heighten user ...

Hi Álvaro Hi James How are you feeling? I feel pretty good. Are you ready....

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Crowdcrafting wins 2014 Nominet Trust 100 Award

PyBossa-powered citizen science platform Crowdcrafting has been named as a wi....

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PyBossa appoints new Community Manager

You’ve been appointed PyBossa’s new Community Manager, how do you feel? I FE....

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Mozilla Festival 2014: Building the Web of the ...

This weekend saw London host the 5th annual Mozilla Festival, a three-day web....

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Harnessing the power of the Crowd to fight Malaria

Nicolas Maire of the Swiss Tropical and Public Health Institute tells James D....

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Coffee and code: PyBossa at the CERN Webfest

This month CERN hosted its third Summer Student Webfest, a three-day caffeine....

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Fighting light pollution from space

Astronauts – like tourists – enjoy capturing the beautiful scenes they encoun....

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Crowdcrafting: the next generation

The PyBossa team is extremely excited to launch a brand new version of the Py....

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Crowdsourcing the Bronze Age

The British Museum and University College London (UCL) have launched Micropas....

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Welcome to the future of crowdsourcing

It’s fair to say that it is exciting times at PyBossa. Not only did we launch....

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Reinventing the wheel

In the last three days I’ve participated in the third Citizen Cyberscience Su....

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The adventure of knowing interview

Last week I was invited by La Aventura del Saber, a TV show from the Spanish ....

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Sharing your PyBossa application analysis with ...

Up to now if you have created your own application in your PyBossa server or ....

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Adding a load balanced & high-availability cach...

In the last days I have been working really hard to add a new cache system to....

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