Crowdsourcing Taxonomies to Inform Development and Humanitarian Action

Pulse Lab Jakarta

Project Description

Pulse Lab Jakarta launched Translator Gator in 2016, a language game to create text mining dictionaries for recognizing sustainable development-related conversations across ASEAN countries.

In 2017, the Lab released Translator Gator 2 to test whether crowdsourcing can be used to inform disaster management efforts.

In 2018, Pulse Lab Jakarta released all the data that was crowdsourced online. Totalling almost 1.5 million gaming activities performed by nearly 4,000 registered players, the complete dataset is available on 



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