Crowdsourcing

01.06.16
Some 'Shenmue III' backers won't get their rewards after all
01.06.16

Some 'Shenmue III' backers won't get their rewards after all

Despite a majority vote to open Kickstarter rewards to PayPal pledgers, the developer won't budge.

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10.17.15
Google wants your suggestions for new illustrations in its Calendar
10.17.15

Google wants your suggestions for new illustrations in its Calendar

Google Calendar just made some timely additions to its event illustrations, and it's taking suggestions on what to include next

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10.06.15
WageSpot app wants you to see the salaries of everyone around
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10.06.15

WageSpot app wants you to see the salaries of everyone around

Fear not, all of WageSpot's data is anonymous by default.

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08.12.15
Computers can categorize buildings into architectural styles
08.12.15

Computers can categorize buildings into architectural styles

Algorithms will soon be arguing the merits of brutalism in the 'Dezeen' comments section

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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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