2,838 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites
Wikileaks' Julian Assange could be running for office, and a lawsuit against Crowdflower could reshape the crowdsourcing industry. All that, plus the year in crowdsourcing and crowdfunding reviewed in this final episode of the Crowded Room podcast for 2012.
A very interesting look at a socially beneficial application of crowdsourcing for ways to improve the design and management of cities. Many good examples are provided.
This article presents that executives in the design industry say crowdsourcing is one of the best ways to stay on top of consumer trends stating "it's more powerful when the consumer is...
A good example of creative ways to develop innovative solutions by engaging communities who participate for financial, social and professional rewards.
A good read on how information on social sites could be used for promotions.
Very interesting take on banking services by Scred, for communities (global/virtual), which do away with issues of traditional banking such as bureaucracy, high capital requirement, regulations etc.