Computers and the Internet
Crowdsourcing with a global crowd
What could you make if you had access to half of the world's population? What would you do with their knowledge, ideas, and time?
With the growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web, that's suddenly a real possibility.
Illustration of the world map with users scattered all over it.
Crowdsourcing is a way to take advantage of the large network of potential contributors online and funnel their resources into an output.
An illustration of crowdsourcing, with multiple users producing a single document.
Let's explore how crowdsourcing helps us to create common goods, invent new products, and make scientific discoveries.
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- What has crowdsourcing created lately and what new products are used for scientific discoveries?(0 votes)
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- Is democracy a form of crowdsourcing?(1 vote)