Crowdsourcing

Discover the impactful ways crowdsourcing – the practice of engaging a ‘crowd’ or group for a common goal, often for innovation, problem solving, or efficiency – is being applied on many different levels and across various industries.

Automatic Speech Recognition Systems and Crowdsourcing

Automatic Speech Recognition Systems and Crowdsourcing

A wide range of industry sectors are using speech technology, helping people to save time, improve effectiveness and efficiency, and ultimately even save lives. Key sectors where advances are being made include consumer durables, automotive, healthcare, banking and...

Freedom of Speech and Crowdfunding

Freedom of Speech and Crowdfunding

A donations crowdfunding project launched by a former Google employee has exceeded its $130,000 target, with contributions from over 3,000 backers. A senior software engineer claims first-hand knowledge that Google has been exercising censorship, suppressing legal...

How Crowdsourcing Measures Can Tackle Mass Unemployment

How Crowdsourcing Measures Can Tackle Mass Unemployment

In the seven years since I launched Crowdsourcing Week the Covid-19 pandemic is undoubtedly the biggest, and most awful global phenomenon. The pandemic lockdowns announced by most national governments meant the worldwide pool of available skilled labor grew virtually...