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How Kids (And Other Amateurs) Are Improving Science
A new report takes an in-depth dive into citizen science. Enlisting non-scientists, the researchers say, could revolutionize how we collect data.
Parking Software Lets Drivers Buy And Sell Info About Available Spaces
Financial incentives are more likely than simple goodwill to result in reliable information.
Data Derbies: How Companies Crowdsource Algorithms
Data contests can mean big money for developers--and big solutions for companies
Brilliant 10: The Robot Trainer
Crowdsourcing will help robots learn complex tasks the same way children do
Use Your Home Computer to Find a Better Semiconductor and Save the Planet
If you want to be a part of discovering the future of solar power, you can be. You don’t need...
How The First Crowdsourced Military Vehicle Can Remake the Future of Defense Manufacturing
DARPA's community-designed FLYPMODE car was presented to President Obama last week
Iceland’s Citizens Are Writing Its New Constitution Online
It turns out the Web really is democratic
Navy Taps the Crowdsourcing Power of Online Gaming to Fight Somali Pirates
The Office of Naval Research is seeking fresh tactics for fighting the problem of Somali piracy, and it is turning...
Patients With ALS Disease Crowdsource Their Own Clinical Study
Experiment shows potential value of citizen medicine
Professional Astronomers Assemble Hundreds of Amateur Photos To Track Comet’s Path
A pair of professional astronomers resolved the orbit of a bright comet using photos shot by their amateur counterparts. The...