The term “crowdsourcing” often conjures up the image of a guy or gal in terrycloth bathrobe at computer doing simple, perhaps somewhat creative tasks over and over again. There’s power in the crowd, by virtue of it being a big crowd, but this isn’t high science. Until now.
Anthony Goldbloom, who we featured on our recently launched 30 Under 30 list, is harnessing what might just be the best and the brightest minds in a grand crowdsourcing experiment. He is aiming to get people to answer some of the more complex riddles in academia and big companies.
Via Viktor Markowski, yannick Le Bihan