Crowdsourcing

08.03.15
The US wants you to track endangered wildlife with your phone
08.03.15

The US wants you to track endangered wildlife with your phone

Don't forget your smartphone the next time you go fishing -- it could help you track an endangered species.

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07.14.15
Google reopens Map Maker edits in August with your help
07.14.15

Google reopens Map Maker edits in August with your help

Google put Map Maker editing on ice in May after digital vandals got away with some rogue changes,...

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06.30.15
Doomed Indiegogo campaign hopes to crowdfund Greece's debt relief
06.30.15

Doomed Indiegogo campaign hopes to crowdfund Greece's debt relief

Can crowdfunding do something better than make a beer cooler with a built-in Bluetooth speaker? Th...

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06.21.15
Dark Sky uses your iPhone's sensors to improve weather forecasts
06.21.15

Dark Sky uses your iPhone's sensors to improve weather forecasts

Your iPhone gives you weather forecasts right from the get-go, but it's now ready to shape those f...

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05.28.15
DARPA wants you to help with its terrifying schemes... by gaming
05.28.15

DARPA wants you to help with its terrifying schemes... by gaming

If you like playing online games, then you too can help birth some (possibly sinister) software fr...

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05.20.15
Sweden's 'dream home' crowdsourced from 200 million web searches
05.20.15

Sweden's 'dream home' crowdsourced from 200 million web searches

If you adore box-like, red houses with open kitchens and around 1,200 square feet of space, guess...

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03.30.15
T-Mobile hopes to draw you in with crowdsourced coverage maps
03.30.15

T-Mobile hopes to draw you in with crowdsourced coverage maps

If you've relied on carrier coverage maps to decide who gets your business, you know that they're...

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02.24.15
Uber drivers in India will start collecting area data to improve safety
02.24.15

Uber drivers in India will start collecting area data to improve safety

Uber's connecting with a crowdsourced safety app and, eventually, local government to help improve...

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01.26.15
Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger
01.26.15

Police think Waze's traffic app puts officers in danger

You may use Google's Waze app primarily to avoid traffic jams and watch out for speed cameras, but...

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