News tagged with crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing the phase problem

Compared with humans, computers have the capacity to solve problems at much greater speed. There are many problems, however, where computational speed alone is insufficient to find a correct or optimal solution, ...

Jun 17, 2014
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Millions join satellite search for missing plane

Three million people have joined an effort led by a satellite operator to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane, in what may be the largest crowdsourcing project of its kind.

Mar 18, 2014
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Crowdsourcing search for missing plane is overloaded

A crowdsourcing effort to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines plane using satellite imagery overloaded the computer network with an "unprecedented" amount of traffic, the technology company said Tuesday.

Mar 11, 2014
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Polar bear researchers to try crowdsourcing (Update)

Researchers studying the effects of climate change on polar bears are experimenting with the idea of crowdsourcing data as improving technology allows anybody with an Internet connection to monitor the animals' ...

Nov 05, 2013
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