Archive for November, 2007
Trendwatching.com’s founder Reinier Evers effectively uses the crowds to stay aware of everything that’s hot on the net. So of course he is aware of all the ins and outs of Crowdsourcing as well. I just received his ‘8 trends to capitalize on in 2008‘ of which the eighth trend is “Crowd Mining”. Since there […]
…it is just so convinced that - in it’s enthousiasm - it starts toying around with av-software and creates a new commercial for your media player with touch screen.
Read the story of Nick Haley (18-year old student) getting kudos from TBWA (ad-agency representing Apple) for this clip.
Last week, as Carl already mentioned, we took a trip to Berlin for the Web 2.0 conference held there.Apart from the wonderful catering and the useful workshops they featured some insightful keynotes.
Among those speakers was J.J Garrett, the person that coined the term AJAX, who presented some principals of user experience. Most prominent in […]
For those who missed it: exactly three weeks ago the music torrent site Oink was shut down.
I have to say that I was quite disappointed about the short sighted coverage of the on-and offline media of the event. In most reports there was no critical consideration or analysis of this news event. They just copy-paste […]
iStockphoto is one of the first company to really use crowdsourcing effectively. You could say they are the first example of crowdsourcing because they were the the first example Jeff Howe used in his post where the term crowdsourcing was coined. So when I met Garth Johnson and Thomas Pullicino this week at the web2.0 […]
One of the great advantages of blogging is the high amount of interesting people I get in touch with. One of them is Michael Wolff, CEO of KI Work; a new initiative that aims to revolutionize the way ‘knowledge work’ works.
We’ve discussed Amazon Mechanical Turk as being outsourcing of Human Intelligence Tasks(HITs). You […]
We’ll be at the Web2.0 Expo in Berlin next week. Drop us a line if you are planning to come as well.
I am looking forward to some great presentations and workshops. Naturally I’ll report from this blog (maybe even live!).