Waze is a case study in what is possible – both good and bad – when real-time data is at our fingertips
For too long government-citizen interactions have been disconnected. Every once in a while, in a democratic system, people would go to the polls and express their preferences by electing representatives and delegating in these individuals a lot of power until […]
Premise’s network of 80,000 contributors across 30 countries gather local data to provide fast insights into local economics and more. Can the company grow its work with government?
CrowdFlower is solving machine learning's dirty secret – that humans are still needed to train the models we all rely on every day.
Bitcoin has taken advantage of distributed computing. What other resources are underutilized and ripe for crowdsourcing?
LEGO has created an online community of nearly one million members and is using crowdsourcing both to select new product ideas and provide their most loyal supporters an outlet to share their creations.
CrowdMed is an online platform that connects patients with difficult medical conditions to a medical community that uses its collective intelligence to find the right diagnosis. When a patient has a rare condition or non-specific symptoms, getting an accurate diagnosis […]
Outsourcing product ideation
A crowdfunding platform, Patreon supports the arts by modernizing the patronage system of yore.
Designhill allows freelance designers to connect with businesses looking to outsource design work.