Photographers have already submitted over 5,000 images to be used for the "Chronicle Ferguson" project.
"It's in our collective interest to ensure that whistleblowers are able to receive a full, vigorous defense of their rights."
If you told me two years ago that Texas would be on the cutting edge of employing online tools to connect voters directly to their government's policy-making processes, I wouldn't have believed you.
What does peace look like to you? That's the question we posed to millions of creatives on EyeEm, a community for photo sharing
This crowd wisdom from social communities is not a new phenomenon. However, it's certainly gaining traction and acceptance.
We live in an age of entrepreneurial overload, after all -- how are you going to set yourself apart from all the rest?
Some people might think I am conflating too many problems into one. Maybe I am, but whatever the web of systemic influences might be, I think we will see in coming times more examples of cultural backlashes against "too goods."
Crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, crowdforcing and collaborative consumption: it is clear that everything 'crowd' or 'collaborative' is hot.
The age of the art patron is alive and well. Instead of being the activity of the rich, the patron is the person with five dollars to spare and a favorite author to support. Their dream is our dream.
Over the last decade, organizations like GE, P&G, DARPA and LEGO have pioneered working with crowds to brainstorm. And in recent years, startups like Quirky, Localmotors and Giffgaff have put "crowdstorming" at the core of their strategies to bring better products and services to market.