Everyman Offers New Directions


This article on a fusion between Wikipedia and Google Maps reminds me of the book Groundswell (reviewed by Webster Pacific a while back) and which describes various ways that companies are harnessing volunteer labor. It also reminds me of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk and a company called Crowdflower from Dolores Labs, with whom my friend Ray Solnik is working. Overall a great read into a new aspect of the data democratization trend.


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