Archive | January, 2009

22 January 2009 ~ 0 Comments

CoInnovative Roundup: 3 Odds and Ends to check out

Innocentive used for non-profit challenges: An interesting addendum to my previous post (Part 6 of The Series), about 20% of Innocentive’s portfolio of projects are aimed towards solving non-profit challenges. Further, they recognize the possibility of pairing this crowd-problem solving with crowdfunding: someone decides to champion a particular problem and, using the Innocentive platform, raises […]

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07 January 2009 ~ 4 Comments

Part 7: Many hands make light work: The atomization of work

Some tasks cannot be accomplished by automated, centralized means but can be broken up into smaller, manageable chunks that anyone can do. Shockingly, the internet comes in handy for these types of projects. Tasks that would be simple for a human (identifying an object or poorly scanned word in an image) can be difficult if […]

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