Category: Crowd Tasks

A Thousand Eyes Are Better Than Two

How do you scan an area of 305,000 sq km (118,000 sq mi)? This was the challenge for several countries in 2014, trying to solve the mystery of the lost Malaysia Airlines Flight 370. Tremendous effort and resources were put into...

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Sweden is a Crowdsourcing Leader

Sweden is recognised as being at the forefront of using crowdsourcing to develop both business and community social opportunities. Perhaps it’s an almost inevitable extension of central government policy to eradicate gender...

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YOU Have Helped Digitize Millions of Books – Through Online Collaboration!

The brains behind CAPTCHA, Luis von Ahm and his team while proud of the fact that millions were using their invention everyday also saw hundreds of thousands of hours of lost productivity as people typed in their CAPTCHA. The question- ‘how can we better use these 10 secs of human potential that we have at our disposal’ led them to something better than spam protection. Spam protection with a way to digitize books – Re-CAPTCHA. How brilliant!

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