Today in Intro to Media we’re going to talk about crowdsourcing. The tale of One Red Paperclip is one of my favorite crowdsourcing stories. See video to learn how Kyle MacDonald used crowdsourcing to transform his life.
Kickstarter is a great crowdsourcing site and has funded thousands of projects. See top successes here.
Here’s a fun one: 10,000 drawings of sheep, all sent in by the crowd.
Yet another creative use of crowdsourcing: The Guardian newspaper asked the public to sort through 20,000 receipts of public officials.