Finding a gecko in the crowd
May 1, 2013A combination of crowdsourcing and computer vision could identify individuals within endangered populations.
Why are Japanese cartoons a global hit?
January 29, 2013MIT scholar’s new book heralds ‘creative collaboration’ with the masses as the key to anime’s worldwide popularity.
New online learning tool brings 'the crowd' into homework assignments
December 14, 2012
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Making crowdsourcing easier
August 24, 2012A new system for crowdsourcing database operations spares the user from worrying about the computational details but improves cost effectiveness.
April 25, 2012A new twist on pioneering work done by MIT cryptographers almost 30 years ago could lead to better ways of structuring contracts.
Google’s Schmidt: ‘Global mind’ offers new opportunities
November 15, 2011With knowledge and data, a smarter world will divide work between computers and humans, search engine executive chairman says.