The Power of Really Smart Crowds - Forbes | Innovations in e-Learning |
Anthony Goldbloom of Kaggle is taking data-crunching to the masses.

"The Australian native is doing this with Kaggle, a San Francisco-based Web site where chunky data sets are shared in competitions. Mathematic thinkers then compete to come up with the best future-predicting algorithms. The owners of this data already know the answers. They are looking for formulas to apply to future data sets..."