Cowdsourcing.org The Industry Website

Register Login
or sign in with

Web's Largest listing of crowdsourcing and crowdfunding events

Events

Advertise
Web's Largest Directory of Sites

2,654 crowdsourcing and crowdfunding sites


Original content

The Lawsuit That Could Help Undo (or Cement) Crowdsourcing in the U.S.
Cloud Labor

A lawsuit filed in a federal court against leading cloud labor platform Crowdflower challenges an assumption that is at the very foundation of crowdsourcing, at least in the United States.

Read more

Eric MackJan 07, 2013 12:00 pm GMT10634 views
10811
 

Related content

ScriptLance
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

ScriptLance is a freelance marketplace that uses a reverse auction system to help buyers find programmers and designers to outsource their projects. Freelancers place bids on projects posted by...

Carl EspostiOct 07, 2010 09:51 pm GMT0 views
00
ScriptLance
Gigwalk
site Cloud Labor / Micro-tasks

Gigwalk turn iPhones into a second paycheck and instantly connect businesses to the talented Gigwalk community workforce to do Gigs using the Gigwalk iPhone App. The Gigwalk mobile workforce is...

Tonya Van Dijk May 07, 2011 03:16 pm GMT0 views
01
Gigwalk
Fiverr
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

The place for people to share things they're willing to do for $5

Conor CusackJun 09, 2011 02:33 am GMT0 views
02
Fiverr
Newspepper
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

Newspepper offers guaranteed high standard of quality by fully trained and professional freelancers in video, photography and blogging services.

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 21, 2011 12:10 pm GMT0 views
00
Newspepper
Codeur
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

Codeur.com is a service of linkage between project developers and sellers of services. The project leader defines its needs, and vendor service make proposals which outline are visible to all. In...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 25, 2011 05:34 am GMT0 views
00
Codeur
Twago
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

Twago means "Teamwork Across Global Offices” and is an internet based offshoring platform with multi language strategy created to provide high quality services worldwide. Service provider...

Benjamin FosselJun 25, 2011 09:51 am GMT0 views
00
Twago
CrowdFlower: Automated Quality Assurance
Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

 

Are there mechanisms that reach deeper into the economic system, which make crowdsourcing solutions truly indispensable? Lukas Biewald is convinced of this. What is the reason behind the rapid success of the business practice of crowdsourcing? "Companies aren’t doing it because it is cheaper, but also because its better," said Biewald at CrowdConvention last week. Click here for German.

 

Read more

Frank PuscherJun 25, 2011 10:37 am GMT0 views
00
Automatische Qualitätssicherung
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

„Letztes Jahr hatte ich ein einschneidendes Erlebnis auf der CrowdConf in San Francisco. Als ich die Frage stellte, wer schon von Crowdsourcing gehört habe, erntete ich schallendes Gelächter“....

Cristina CaineJun 25, 2011 10:45 am GMT0 views
00
Automatische Qualitätssicherung
The Real Minimum Wage
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Some Americans settled for a shockingly low 25 cents an hour—while counterparts in nations like India and the Philippines expected multiples more. Of course, the results also partly reflect how...

Fritz SchaeferJun 28, 2011 01:40 am GMT0 views
01
The Real Minimum Wage
How CrowdFlower powers crowdsourced labor
document Cloud Labor

One important thing CrowdFlower brings to the party today is that they’re the organizers behind the biggest crowdsourcing gathering around: CrowdConf, to be held Nov. 1-2 at the Mission Bay...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 30, 2011 10:35 pm GMT0 views
00
How CrowdFlower powers crowdsourced labor
How organizations can use CrowdFlower
video Cloud Labor

Mollie Allick, director of PR and events for CrowdFlower, where they take large datasets and break them down into small tasks and distribute them to a labor force across the Internet.

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 30, 2011 10:53 pm GMT0 views
00
How organizations can use CrowdFlower
CrowdFlower Challenges Yelp: It’s a Nerd-Off
blog Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

According to Crowdflower Yelp’s project struggled to meet enterprise accuracy standards not because of a lack of brains or a lack of good contributors but in part because the Yelp team did not have...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 30, 2011 11:12 pm GMT0 views
00
CrowdFlower Challenges Yelp: It’s a Nerd-Off
QwikTalk
site Cloud Labor / Expert-tasks

Connect with experts on the phone in minutes for Q&A. Initial categories include SEO/SEM consultants, Excel experts, Mechanics, and Veterinarians. For a $7- $12 flat rate, users can connect...

Josh BreinlingerAug 01, 2011 07:25 pm GMT0 views
00
QwikTalk
Think Tank: The taxman must wake up to the modern world of freelancing
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

At the heart of this issue is the different tax treatment of the self-employed, partnerships and employed, and the dramatic rise of sole-trading companies. This latter group are usually skilled...

Tim SatterthwaiteAug 14, 2011 08:51 am GMT0 views
00
Think Tank: The taxman must wake up to the modern world of freelancing
Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream with University Certification Course
document Cloud Labor

The advertised benefits for students include the knowledge to “design scalable applications that minimize local storage and processing”, besides becoming “an expert in cloud computing concepts...

Benjamin FosselAug 16, 2011 02:04 pm GMT0 views
00
Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream with University Certification Course
The future of work? Hiring yourself out online.
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Here are some startups that offer self-service labor: 1. TaskRabbit is a marketplace for people and tasks, it allows individuals to post jobs they need doing and find others who are happy to...

Rebecca GutierrezAug 21, 2011 03:50 am GMT0 views
01
The future of work? Hiring yourself out online.
How fractional employment, the cloud are changing Namibian non-profits
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The ability to purchase part of a professional’s time has obvious advantages for companies and individuals striving to be agile, but it is also impacting the ability of small organizations to...

Fritz SchaeferAug 27, 2011 12:32 am GMT0 views
00
How fractional employment, the cloud are changing Namibian non-profits
Crowdsourcing and SEM (now with even more cat pics)
blog Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The keyword gen job yielded really interesting results. There were some genuinely clever and alternative thought process seeds, some that Crowdflower's already using, and some that were...

Sebastian BlancaAug 27, 2011 12:55 am GMT0 views
00
Crowdsourcing and SEM (now with even more cat pics)
expertcloud.de
site Cloud Labor / Expert-tasks

expertcloud.de GmbH [German] provides website operating as a virtual call center. Expertcloud.de provides solutions for the limitations of traditional call centers through their pool of short-term...

Archenette EvangelioAug 27, 2011 12:46 pm GMT0 views
00
expertcloud.de
Freelancer.com Celebrates $100m in Freelancer Earnings
document Cloud Labor

SYDNEY: August 29, 2011 – Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced that the site has passed $100 million in user earnings. Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie...

Saif BonarAug 29, 2011 01:56 pm GMT0 views
00
Freelancer.com Celebrates $100m in Freelancer Earnings