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crowdsource

To generate or acquire something, such as information, content, or an answer to a question, by soliciting it from a large network of people, often via social media. The phrase is a combination of the words "crowd" and "outsource," meaning to transfer or delegate a task to someone else. You can find the answer to just about any technical question by crowdsourcing it online. We crowdsourced our logo—an artist from Chicago submitted the design we liked the best.

crowdsourcing

The act of generating or acquiring something, such as information, content, or an answer to a question, by soliciting it from a large network of people, often via social media. The phrase is a combination of the words "crowd" and "outsource," meaning to transfer or delegate a task to someone else. You can find the answer to just about any technical question through online crowdsourcing. We got our logo via crowdsourcing. An artist from Chicago submitted the design we liked the best.
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She is the author of Crowdsource Your Library, Engage Your Community: The What, When, Why, and How.
Ten technology firms -- ranging from Fortune 100 firms to fintech startups -- have been invited to participate in the Movement Crowdsource Challenge.
If [beta] = 1, we need to crowdsource log [absolute value of V] vertices.
Governments have been reticent to use "crowdsource" contests, save on occasions to name public buildings and zoo animals.
It is an online t-shirt company that crowdsources the design process for shirts it sells online through an ongoing open call for new designs and allowing registered members on the site to rate the design submissions on a five-point scale.
During a Massachusetts Institute of Technology conference in 1999, McEwen listened intently to a presentation on the production of the Linux computer operating system using volunteer software developers to "crowdsource" its development over the Internet.
Distributed Proofreaders, (49) is a crowdsource program which connects with Project Gutenburg.
Crowdsource the delimited pieces of the problem that don't involve IP, such as FEA, material selection, breadboard, firmware, or prototyping.
In anticipation of the next legislative session, in 2013, the committee intends to try to crowdsource legislation addressing the issue of payday lending.
"It was the fastest, easiest way to get crowdsource coverage within the moment.
* And Inkling Markets provides crowdsource testing of your online or product designs, as well as identification of the most promising projects in your portfolio.
My Cause.' on its platform to crowdsource funds and support social causes by leveraging its vast network of millions of customers across India.
15 November 2013 - US managed crowdsourcing solutions provider CrowdSource unveiled an agreement to acquire San Francisco-based sector player Servio Inc, without disclosing financial terms.
Casey Pugh's acclaimed mash-up Star Wars Uncut (www.starwarsuncut.com) used fan-submitted media to crowdsource a remake of the classic film Star Wars IV: A New Hope.
In other words, can I crowdsource without firing my advertising agency?