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Crowd Sourcing

Keeping the Music Alive

Herbie Hancock | Posted 12.27.2011 | Home
Herbie Hancock

My lesson for young people is to be willing to go out of your comfort zone and explore new territory. I never thought that at age 71 I would be creating a "crowd-sourced" music video with digital cameras that can blast images around the world in minutes. But I am.

Girls (and Boys) Just Wanna Have Fun

Eric Yaverbaum | Posted 11.26.2011 | Technology
Eric Yaverbaum

Social media is social. So, wouldn't it make sense for Facebook to consult with users before they make changes to the site? Apparently, the company thinks not.

Hackers Get All-Access Pass To Improve Education

Posted 06.21.2011 | Education

Who has the ultimate solution for bridging the gaps in education funding? Computer hackers, maybe. The education donation site, DonorsChoose, beli...

Foodspotting, Crowd-Sourced Food "Journalism" Enterprise Raises $3 Million Venture Round

Andy Plesser | Posted 06.05.2013 | Technology
Andy Plesser

Foodspotting, the San Francisco-based social media site for sharing photos of food dishes, has raised its first venture round of $3 million, according...

Judy Consumer Gets Crowdsourcing Right

Judy Shapiro | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Judy Shapiro

From the telling of it, you would think that the notion of "crowdsourcing" was borne just a few years ago with the explosive growth of Wikipedia, the ...

Crowd-Sourcing a Film's Budget Takes a Charitable Spin

Marshall Fine | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Independent filmmakers have done everything from maxing out their credit cards to forming limited partnerships, creating hedge-fund tax shelters, sque...

"If you Want an Answer, ask Everyone:" The Rise of Crowd-Source Grantmaking

Jane Wales | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jane Wales

Crowd-sourcing is a powerful way to build relationships with people outside an organization, helping them uncover ideas to fund, learning about opportunities they otherwise wouldn't have heard about.

"Fashion Stake":Crowd Sourcing for the Fashion business

Eric Gaskins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Eric Gaskins

An internet start up,"Fashion Stake", is coming down the pike with an answer for all struggling designers. Their plan is to cut out the pesky retailer...

Student Volunteers Map Crisis Points To Help Chile Earthquake Victims

HuffPost | Naivasha Dean | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Students at Columbia University's School of Public Administration (SIPA) are taking grassroots activism to the next level with a new technology that u...

CrowdSourcing vs. OpenSourcing

Dennis Whittle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Dennis Whittle

Crowdsourcing does have a role when you need to get feedback on a concept from potential users to see if it is is marketable. But that is different from coming up with the breakthrough ideas.