Crowdsourcing

IB English A: Language & Literature: Crowdsourcing

In a 2006 Wired Magazine article, Jeffo Howe defined "crowdsourcing" the act of taking a job traditionally performed by a designated employee and outsourcing it to an undefined, generally large group of people in the form of an open call." The best way to understand crowdsourcing is to imagine the following experiment. You have a vase full of marbles and you want to find out how many are in there without taking...


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