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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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When a library crowdsources a major project or program, the community is asked to be part of a process in a meaningful way that creates a lasting impact on them and the library.
A TAB is also a terrific way to crowdsource the teen collection development.
Crowdsource Your Library, Engage Your Community: The What, When, Why, and How.
Tier3D crowdsources Artificial Intelligence to generate a deep understanding of what you need and helps as an intuitive extension of yourself.
Open Therapeutics is a crowdsourcing life science firm that creates and attracts therapeutic biotechnologies and crowdsources them for the global scientific community.
And then it crowdsources vertices in the middle set [L.sub.([absolute value of L]+1)/2] in parallel.
Figure 6 shows that our graph-based method crowdsources fewer questions than our rank-based method (Rank).
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.
Open Ministry (open-ministry.org) is a Finnish crowdsourcing initiative, nonprofit and non-aligned, that crowdsources the way laws are draft.
Is the artist still the main author of the artwork if she or he completely crowdsources the generation of artistic content?
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.
The text correctors hall of fame is a games leader board, (34) but that is the only games like element within this crowdsources project.
Distributed Proofreaders, (49) is a crowdsource program which connects with Project Gutenburg.
The Dallas Morning News said on Wednesday that it has formed a new independent business division , CrowdSources, to meet the operational, marketing and promotional needs of event organizers and live-event producers in categories ranging from education and information to entertainment and sports.
CrowdSource will create partnerships with event producers and others to provide an array of business and operational services, as well as branding and marketing that leverage the vast inventory and audience relationships of the portfolio of products produced by The Dallas Morning News.