Tag Archives: Crowd-sourcing

What Crowdsourcing Really Means

Last week, Reddit failed to find the Boston bombers. This failure has been widely decried as a ‘failure of crowdsourcing”, and not just a small failure, a gross one. Nothing that Reddit did helped to catch the bombers, and the … Continue reading

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Carrier IQ: any worse than the networks?

A parable. There is a company that is monitoring you. It has access to every text message you send and receive, to every phone-call, to your emails and web-browsing. And do you know what really sucks: you’re paying these guys. … Continue reading

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