Posts with tag: ‘kickstarter’

5 Problems You Can Solve with Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing. It’s a hot topic right now thanks to developments in technology. Before, there were barriers to asking a large group for input and ideas. Now, these barriers are quickly falling away. The Internet is always on, which makes it faster and easier to connect the world’s talent. Books like Makers and Decisive are bringing the practice of open and cooperative design and decision processes to the mainstream. Below are some different examples of companies using crowdsourcing in new and interesting ways.

Search and mentions of crowdsource

Search and mentions of “crowdsource” have sky rocketed as interest grows. Read the rest of this entry »

Crowdsourcing Sparks New Space Race

The explosive growth in crowdsourcing as a viable means of raising capital for artistic and product design projects has leaked into the most adventurous and daring of human endeavours - space exploration. Via crowdfunding platforms like Kickstarter or Indiegogo, engineers and dreamers have raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for launching satellites, making spacesuits or even creating space elevators. Space is not the exclusive domain of the State, but groups of like-minded individuals connected by their passions and the Internet.

Rocket Launch

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