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  • Identifying Real Photo Postcards Using Crowdsourcing

    Identifying Real Photo Postcards Using Crowdsourcing

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    Crowdsourcing. Yes, I too thought of it as two words, but in 2006 Merriam-Webster defined crowdsourcing as a noun meaning the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting contributions from a large group of people and especially from the online community rather than from traditional employees or suppliers. Read about how a…

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Hy Mariampolski

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Postcards with captions, quips, and well-wishes, expressed in the Yiddish language, were mailed to friends and family just to stay connected. However, for the many who cannot read or understand the language they remain unexplained. Hy Mariampolski, a new Postcard History contributor, has deciphered the enigma.

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