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Ford Initiative Will Crowdsource Mobility Solutions in Detroit

FORD INITIATIVE WILL CROWDSOURCE MOBILITY SOLUTIONS IN DETROIT

It's been a year since Ford announced it will refurbish a massive abandoned train station in Detroit and transform it into the anchor...

Google's Crowdsource ‘micro-task' app gets fresh new design + icon

GOOGLE'S CROWDSOURCE ‘MICRO-TASK' APP GETS FRESH NEW DESIGN + ICON

Crowdsource lets users perform “simple tasks” like translation validation or handwriting recognition to improve Google services. Google...

 
 
 
Occamsdex: Detective Pikachu edition!

OCCAMSDEX: DETECTIVE PIKACHU EDITION!

A couple years back, we had a feature known as Occamsdex. It became something of a crowdsourced community feature in which users would...

 
 
 

CROWDSOURCED OBJECT-LABELING BASED ON A GAME-BASED MOBILE APPLICATION

Abstract Unparalleled growth in the sharing of media via networks has prompted a great deal of research into issues pertaining to image...

Furloughed Workers In Need Of Help Have Started 1,500 GoFundMe Pages

FURLOUGHED WORKERS IN NEED OF HELP HAVE STARTED 1,500 GOFUNDME PAGES

While Trump continues the government shutdown for his wall funding, furloughed workers are crowdsourcing money for bills on GoFundMe As...

 
 
 
Ford's app-based ‘Chariot' shuttle service is offering its final rides

FORD'S APP-BASED ‘CHARIOT' SHUTTLE SERVICE IS OFFERING ITS FINAL RIDES

Chariot, the app-based crowdsourced ride service owned by Ford, is shutting down in the coming weeks. Launched in 2014, the bus-like...

An Interview with Leslie Vosshall: Buzzing About the New Mosquito Reference Genome

AN INTERVIEW WITH LESLIE VOSSHALL: BUZZING ABOUT THE NEW MOSQUITO REFERENCE GENOME

Photo courtesy of Ben Matthews The new reference genome for Aedes aegypti , just published in Nature , famously got its start through...

 
 
 
General Motors Is Getting Into The Electric Bicycle Business, But Still Think Crowdsourcing Its Name Is A Good Idea

GENERAL MOTORS IS GETTING INTO THE ELECTRIC BICYCLE BUSINESS, BUT STILL THINK CROWDSOURCING ITS NAME IS A GOOD IDEA

GM has seen the writing on the wall. They're acutely aware that cars are not, and likely cannot be, the future of mobility. Cities...

Rehire James Gunn Billboard Pops Up Next to DisneylandA

REHIRE JAMES GUNN BILLBOARD POPS UP NEXT TO DISNEYLANDA

Rehire James Gunn Billboard Pops Up Next to Disneyland A billboard asking Disney and Marvel to rehire director James Gunn for Guardians...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS USE CROWDSOURCING TO SPEED UP DATA ANALYSIS IN CORN PLANTS

Teaching a machine to finish a complex task can save humans a lot of time, effort and money. But first, the machine has to learn how,...

 
 
 
Eve Technology Eve V review

EVE TECHNOLOGY EVE V REVIEW

Our Eve V review looks at a crowdsourced detachable tablet that checks some boxes for its backers. Its delay in making it to the market...

How crowdsourcing is helping to improve the troublesome last mile of e-commerce delivery

HOW CROWDSOURCING IS HELPING TO IMPROVE THE TROUBLESOME LAST MILE OF E-COMMERCE DELIVERY

BI Intelligence This is a preview of a research report from Business Insider Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service....

 
 
 
Google Maps for Android testing notifications for quickly rating locations, businesses

GOOGLE MAPS FOR ANDROID TESTING NOTIFICATIONS FOR QUICKLY RATING LOCATIONS, BUSINESSES

One of the most powerful features of Google Maps has become the crowdsourced reviews available on the platform. Now, Google appears...

OpenStreetMap now lets you edit maps with Microsoft's Bing Streetside imagery

OPENSTREETMAP NOW LETS YOU EDIT MAPS WITH MICROSOFT'S BING STREETSIDE IMAGERY

OpenStreetMap , the crowdsourced mapping project that lets anyone update and edit online maps, has announced that it now supports Bing...

 
 
 
Google incubator's New York City subway app offers Waze-like alerts

GOOGLE INCUBATOR'S NEW YORK CITY SUBWAY APP OFFERS WAZE-LIKE ALERTS

Crowdsourced navigation apps like Waze are helpful for avoiding the real-world hazards that conventional apps don't mention. But what...

Waze's traffic data is available in Ford Sync 3 cars

WAZE'S TRAFFIC DATA IS AVAILABLE IN FORD SYNC 3 CARS

You now have a simple way to put Waze on car's screen - if you have the right phone and the right car. As promised back at CES, iPhone...

 
 
 
Niantic wants to build AR maps with data from Pokemon Go players

NIANTIC WANTS TO BUILD AR MAPS WITH DATA FROM POKEMON GO PLAYERS

Pokemon Go developer Niantic is looking at taking its augmented reality apps one step further by building in-game 3D AR maps of the...

New App Developed for Crowdsourced Exercise Plans Could Match-up To A Trainer's Effectiveness

NEW APP DEVELOPED FOR CROWDSOURCED EXERCISE PLANS COULD MATCH-UP TO A TRAINER'S EFFECTIVENESS

A new app for crowdsourced exercise plans can help people who are looking for more cost-effective and efficient ways to workout.