innovation

The Evolution of Kickstarter/Indiegogo

The Evolution of Kickstarter/Indiegogo

Kickstarter and Indiegogo have come along way since they opened their doors to artists and filmmakers back in 2009/2008. Now, nearly a decade on it is clear things are changing. With Indiegogo recently announcing the launch of their marketplace and with news of...

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part I)

Energy Sustainability and Decentralization (Part I)

The benefits of a move away from relying on carbon/fossil fuels are well documented. Various forms of increasing worldwide devastation that are the evident impact of climate change and global warming - droughts, wildfires, floods, powerful tropical storms, climate...

Crowd Economy Work Opportunities in Sweden

Crowd Economy Work Opportunities in Sweden

Recent CSW articles have looked at Sweden's role as a global leader of innovation and crowdsourcing. It is also the host country for our conference next March, CSW Arctic // Europe 2018. We are all aware the pace of change has become so rapid that educators find it...

Sweden is a Crowdsourcing Leader

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 discrimination and treat everyone equally....

Recap of excellent CSW Summit Seattle

Recap of excellent CSW Summit Seattle

The day was an exciting, high energy whirlwind of delegates hearing from top US and international thought-leaders operating in the crowdsourcing and various crowd economy sectors about their latest visions and endeavors. It included Dylan Berry, the LA-based music...

Final Countdown to CSW Summit Seattle

Final Countdown to CSW Summit Seattle

Crowdsourcing Week is delighted and excited to bring its first one-day summit to Seattle on October 5 2017. CSW Summit Seattle will focus on the second wave of the crowd economy and trending topics including collective intelligence (AI + HI), microtasking,...

New Jobs in the Crowdsourcing Sector

New Jobs in the Crowdsourcing Sector

Media coverage of crowdsourcing-related activities in the various sectors of the crowd economy landscape has graduated out of the specialist platforms focused on by the innovators and early adopters and in to a wider arena. It is widely expected that artificial...

How Digital Tokens and ICOs Work for Video Gamers

How Digital Tokens and ICOs Work for Video Gamers

In the 10 years since the iPhone was introduced the computer and video gaming industry has been shifting from stand-alone offline platforms (consoles and PCs) to a $multi-billion online industry with a host of new benefits and possibilities. Mass direct connectivity...