Tag Archive for crowdsourcing

Sharing

Toyblocks

Let’s go back to kindergarten today and talk a little bit about sharing. It’s a pretty basic concept: you have the blue blocks and your friend Tommy has the green blocks. Your other friend, Susie, has the yellow and orange…

The Unaccredited

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Over the past 20 years or so, the internet has changed society in numerous ways. Perhaps more than anything else, the internet has created a new level of democracy in the flow of ideas and opportunities. Just look at how…

The Mensch & Schlemiel of the Week

Mensch: Noun, informal. A decent, upright, mature and responsible person. Schlemiel: Noun, slang. An awkward, clumsy, or unlucky person whose endeavors tend to fail; a loser.  Mensch of the Week:   CrowdMason A couple weeks ago, in one of our Week…

Focus Groups Are, Like, So 90s

Digital-age commerce and marketing have popularized a slew of new, old, obscure, and often unnecessary buzzwords: data mining, analytics, crowdfunding, The Cloud, E-everything, and so on.  While much of today’s high-tech jargon is simply a substitute for older, less smart-sounding…