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A method of outsourcing work over the internet or similar network by appealing to people to contribute to the project independently or as a collaboration.

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Crowd sourcing can be used to find funding for ventures by raising small amounts of money from a huge amount of people, typically through the Internet.
com)-- TeamSurv, the crowd sourcing project to create better nautical charts, has won support and endorsement from the European Space Agency (ESA) and the European Satellite Navigation Competition (ESNC).
Ma2too3a, which came out last year, uses crowd sourcing to identify unrest, blocked roads and accidents.
This shall be the main focus, but we would like to have a dialogue with the people of India, including crowd sourcing on social media," Prasad said.
Offers TV Powerful News Reporting Tool Using Crowd Sourcing and Social Networks
By asking Hsan to do a deal with those threatening violence Jayalalith has given crowd sourcing new meaning
Then there was the change in thinking of traditional enterprise companies, evident in their embracing of open-source technology and crowd sourcing.
The companies that Furtado has observed using this crowd sourcing thought process typically have an upper management that is supportive and looks for participation.
Car manufacturer Ford recently took the bold step of using crowd sourcing to film the advert for its new Ford Focus car.
com, I wrote a blog post on crowd sourcing (rggcommunications.
It used crowd sourcing and the community we built came up with everything from the concept and storylines every week to helping cast the show with real actors.
org) features crowd sourcing sites which promote the notion that designers are happy to enter into "contests" to vie for design work.