This article explores the negative effects of undesired crowdsourcing and how it has been used in the battle field to yield catastrophic results.
Would you like to create a bounty to get your trash picked up without registering on Handy? Would you like to receive a bounty by giving someone a lift on your way home without being an official Lyft driver? Would you like to use a bounty to crowdsource innovative approach to your next big startup idea? In a world powered by The Bounties Network, user can easily create or fulfill tasks, getting paid with tokens on the Ethereum blockchain.
In 2009, New York City launched the BigApps competition, inviting citizen-hackers to work together to create applications that improve the lives of New Yorkers. BigApps spurred a grass-roots movement for an Open Data law and served as a fecund source of ideas for the Mayor’s office. The City of New York should increasingly use design thinking processes for application development. In addition, BigApps should challenge citizen-hackers to produce solutions to diverse problems, beyond the quotidian experience of software developers.
Working with others can be much for productive than we expect
NASA recognizes the power of open innovation to solve tough problems and engage broader audiences, but the mindset shift comes at a price.
While governments have to deal with many of the most pressing issues of our era, their organizations are often not prepared to nurture innovation and implement disruptive solutions. To make things worse, most governments are not able to pay competitive salaries. In this article we will explore how the Argentinean government leverages open innovation processes to improve policy making
StoryCorps drives product and content generation through physical and digital crowdsourcing of human stories
How big data creates tremendous value in the last mile delivery for both customers and DHL.
Power posing. Underwater sea creatures. Reinventing the education system. Most of us have watched a TED Talk – but how did it grow into a global phenomenon, and is it really just one big bubble?
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