Macroblog

About Me

Crowdsourcing: A Definition

  • I like to use two definitions for crowdsourcing:

    The White Paper Version: Crowdsourcing is the act of taking a job traditionally performed by a designated agent (usually an employee) and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call.

    The Soundbyte Version: The application of Open Source principles to fields outside of software.

The Rise of Crowdsourcing

  • Read the original article about crowdsourcing, published in the June, 2006 issue of Wired Magazine.
Blog powered by Typepad

« Voting for One Book, One Twitter Extended by One Day | Main | Ready, Set, Read! The One Book, One Twitter Discussion Schedule »

April 29, 2010

Comments

Jeff Howe

Just want to thank everyone for their comments and enthusiasm. Oh, and Christina, you'll love "John Adams." It's a very entertaining book.

Pam Schwotzer

Great book and great author. But don't forget to look for this at your local library - it's even cheaper than Amazon - it's free.

Anna

Have just ordered my copy from greenmetropolis.com , it's going to have to wait until my uni deadlines have finished but I look forward to it!

Dadandderek

I couldn't be more pleased that this selection won your competition. I've read Neil Gaiman's American Gods (actually, I listened to the audiobook superbly narrated by George Guidall) SEVEN TIMES! He is my all-time favorite author, and AG is my all-time favorite novel. Looking forward to reading it again...eighth time's the charm!

PeterjAlsted

I'm looking forward to reading collectively while getting a sense of what other people got from the book at the same time. That's what you miss sometimes when reading. Great idea! PA

nike air force 1

Neil Gaiman is my favourite writer and this is my favourite book of his. Even so, for some odd reason, I never actually finished it. This will be a great opportunity to do so, utilizing peer pressure

China sneakers

This can be a great plug-in. Might as well try it soon. Thanks for sharing!

jordan retro 1

As fruit needs not only sunshine but cold nights and chilling showers to ripen it, so character needs not only joy but trial and difficulty to mellow it. Do you understand?

puma shoes

I like your article! You are a very idea of people, you should put your ideas to share with the people ah!

company logo design

Hey,

Loving your blog, awesome tips on this you have here. I would just like to ask you some questions privately, mind contacting me at

sales@logoforcompany.com

mulberry alexa

Although I do agree with your post, I have my own reservations.

ugg sundance ii

I read so many articles,I like yours best,now I want to tell about our brand ugg sundance ii,hope you will like them.

wholesale Juicy handbags

We have the ideal technology at our fingertips—Twitter. All we need Namely, that most of our relationships are determined by geography. On the Internet—where affinity is more powerful than geography—that's just not the case anymore.

wholesale Juicy handbags

Of course Little Miami would go! These money grubbers would take money from the devil himself if it was offered.

microsoft windows 7

Good news!Free shipping microsoft windows 7 on our store! why not own one for youself? There are many versions for you to choose,come on

Jordan Spizike

The journey of life there are many, Are also well, Who are busy day for harvest, Can harvest has also bitter sweet. Both are rich people are poor, Jack is difficult to buy fitness, So I hope you always happy.

jordan shoes

Really touched people's feelings always simple and unadorned, it is silent and not make public, buried very deep.

supra shoes

Nothing is more precious than independence and freedom.

MBT Shoes

have tried to contact you often -- I am a musician who is spreading positive music, and I often do

cialis site

Intresting blog with fresh ideas. Keep it up.

cheap jordans

The man with a new idea is a crank until the idea succeeds .

cheap jordans

One picture is worth a thousand wards.

air jordans

The roots of education is bitter,i worshipped the ground the author trod on.

Taobao Service

i love posts

air yeezy

I love you with all my heart!!

The comments to this entry are closed.