Foldit’s innovative approach solves the age old issue that science needs more people. Foldit has gamified protein folding so that anyone, not just scientists, can cure diseases.
Through soliciting customer feedback on its pilots, Amazon Studios determines which shows to greenlight before producing a full series.
Quora has turned to the crowds to create a high-quality Q&A site, but maintaining quality and building profitability may remain challenging.
Surfing is considered by some as the ultimate extreme sport. Over 35 million people around the globe struggle to predict the tricky weather conditions to score the ride of their lives. This process is full of uncertainty and frustration as […]
Deliv addressed many of the challenges of crowdshipping but will likely struggle proving its business model in the face of the tough economics of same-day delivery.
LEGO soon discovered that their incredible fan base not only contributes to their brand reputation, but could also be used in a very different way: Through crowdsourcing LEGO gets new product ideas directly from children’s (and adult’s) rooms, where millions of existing models are reassembled into new individual LEGO models every day.
With the help of the crowd, Waze is rapidly enhancing the way we navigate.