Crowdsourcing

Why you should consider crowdsourcing IT security services

A crucial part of securing IT infrastructure, applications and services is asking independent white hat hackers to hack it. Hackers will try to break …

Information Security

Colin Jost Roasted for Saying 'Good, Fun' Things Should Win Awards

Jost is hosting the Emmys with his “Weekend Update” coanchor Michael Che<p>Someone actually approves of the new “Popular Film” category at next year’s …

Entertainment

Aivon launches blockchain-based protocol for ‘first decentralized video search engine’

Aivon’s depiction of how its new token-based community will workMetadata is the Achilles heel of video. These shorthand textual descriptions can be …

Blockchain

NASA Turns to Freelancers to Design Arm for ISS Free-flying Robotic Assistant

SYDNEY, August 14, 2018 (Freelancer.com) — NASA and Freelancer.com announced three of the winners of the ongoing Astrobee Challenges Series, the …

Johnson Space Center

‘SNL': Colin Jost and Michael Che Take a Lie Detector Test; Hilarity Ensues (Video)

Apparently, Jost was checking out Che’s “package.” At least that’s what the machine said<p>Can “Saturday Night Love” stars Colin Jost and Michael Che be …

Comedy

Creating and Capturing Value through Crowdsourcing

Oxford University Press

Crowdsourcing Algorithms to Predict Epileptic Seizures

Researchers report improvement of up to 90% in seizure prediction, thanks to crowdsourcing over 10,000 algorithms world wide.

Neuroscience

Mozilla asks for public opinion to evolve its brand

Mozilla is rebranding its Firefox brand and is asking people for feedback to evolve its various offerings.<p>According to Mozilla blog, that fast fox …

Branding

Temple Terrace Invites Residents To Get Social On Selfie Day

For the first time, the city of Temple Terrace will join in the fun, competing against other Florida jurisdictions for bragging rights.<p>TEMPLE …

City Halls

Ruby Rose Turner Drops First Teaser Trailer for 'Coop and Cami Ask the World'

<b>Ruby Rose Turner</b> just revealed the first look at her new series, <b>Coop and Cami Ask the World</b>!The 13-year-old actress stars with <b>Dakota Lotus</b> as the …

Middle School

Crowdsourcing bites the dust: Havas closes Victors & Spoils to make way for blockchain and AI

Once it was the future. Now, apparently, crowdsourcing has had its day. Havas has shut down its Colorado-based crowdsourcing agency Victors & Spoils, …

Walking

First Crowd Academy Points the Way for the Future of Work - Harvard Business School Digital Initiative

<b>Transitioning to the Future of Work</b><p>Lakhani and Jin Paik, Senior Researcher and General Director of LISH kicked off the conference by talking about …

Innovation

Revitalizing squadrons, Air Force outlines progress

<b>WASHINGTON (AFNS) --</b> Since Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. David L. Goldfein announced his initiative to revitalize squadrons, the assigned task …

Military

A Canada Dairy Queen Was Bedeviled By A Foul Smell For Three Years, Turned To Crowdsourcing To Solve It

Someone finally got to the bottom of it.<p>A Canadian Dairy Queen was plagued with a foul odor for three whole years, and even turned to crowdsourcing …

Dairy Queen

End of an Era as Havas ‘Crowdsourcing Agency’ Victors & Spoils Closes Shop

Another groundbreaking experiment ground to a slow halt last week as Victors & Spoils, the Boulder, Colo.-based shop that once promised to lead …

Digital Marketing

Danish architect Bjarke Ingels is crowdsourcing $50,000 to bring a giant orb to Burning Man

Danish architects Bjarke Ingels and Jakob Lange want to bring a giant orb to Burning Man later this month.<p>Ingels and Lange have launched an Indiegogo fundraiser to crowdsource $50,000 for the project, raising more than $22,400 as of Wednesday afternoon.<p>The Burning Man festival, an international …

Black Rock

IDG Contributor Network: Data is the lifeblood of AI, but how do you collect it?

When it comes to artificial intelligence (AI), there is no such thing as data overload. In fact, it’s quite the opposite—the more data, the better. …

Big Data

The Pioneer project: finding “the lost Einsteins”

Silicon Valley has created a model for identifying and nurturing high-potential young companies…Pioneer… hopes to do much the same thing for …

Silicon Valley

This hedge fund’s trades are driven by artificial intelligence

Faceless robots may be the next wave for investors to manage your money.<p>Numerai, a San Francisco-based hedge fund which trades stock powered by artificial intelligence, uses data scientists to predict its market accuracy.<p>“All of our hedge fund trades are powered by machine learning algorithms …

Artificial Intelligence

Urban Stream: An Organic Farm in a Box

Nick Hermes, founder of Urban Stream, finds another ingenious farming use for re-purposed shipping containers.<p>-Advertisement-<p>We recently introduced …

Liberal View

DIY: Is the back-yard mechanic really an endangered species? | Kelley Blue Book

It’s axiomatic that one of the prime keys to long life for an automobile is regular maintenance. But taking your car to a professional can be …

California Air Resources Board

ARC funding expands research in microbiology and the humanities

Dr Karl Hassan received $874,125 to identify why some bacteria are resistant to drugs, while Professor Rosalind Smith received $1,054,816 to examine …

Humanities

The Soap Box: Same trade game, just a different name

It's a bit like putting the produce laden cart before the lumbering Clydesdale as the Government tries to bring the public on board with free trade …

Trans-Pacific Partnership

We have a choice whether to be optimistic or pessimistic about the future

Below is a brief interview I did when I spoke at TheNextWeb conference in Amsterdam recently.<p>Some of the points I cover: <br>* In the face of a highly …

Crowdsourcing

Logo Warehouses, Crowdsourcing, and a Lack of Understanding

<i>Ed. note:</i> <i>This article has been republished with permission from</i> Logodesignlove.com.<p>Logo design should not be approached with the goal of filling that …

Graphic Design

Life Hack: How To Try Lobster While Still Keeping Kosher

For years the American public has been left with the difficult choice of picking which flavor Lay’s branded potato chip people would end up having to …

Jewish Culture

Reddit: A lost technology resource for school librarians

<b>Steve Tetreault</b> writes: “Despite all of the social media platforms out there, it seems like I never hear <b>school librarians</b> talking about <b>Reddit.</b> This …

Librarianship

Mozilla crowd-sourcing input on new Firefox icons

Firefox is evolving into more than a browser. Firefox, the world's most popular free and open source...

Software

Heights Asian Restaurant Sing Is Crowd Sourcing Investors to Open at Lowell Street Market

<b>Sing</b>, the forthcoming Asian restaurant from pop-up chef and food writer Cuc Lam and restaurateur Jerry Lasco, is now crowdsourcing funds via NextSeed to get the project off the ground.<p>The duo is raising “working capital” to open Sing in the Heights’ Lowell Street Market development, according to a …

Houston

HP launches bug bounty program for printers

HP is looking to patch one of the most pressing threats to the modern workplace with a new bug bounty program for printers.<p>The initiative, described …

Crowdsourcing