Applications

Applications based on crowd-sourcing and collaborative working

  • GitHub-social coding open source and social programming. A lot of novel projects can be found in the website, developers all over the world can actively participate in them.
  • Amazon Mechanical Turk 
  • Hyperink a content “farm” that grows thousands of books in a month. Two keys: 1) to hunt domain experts from the crowd to write concise booklet on a very specfically topic, such as how to get into CMU computational finance program, how to get a consulting job in india. 2) to predict in-demand topics from the crowd.
  • IndieGoGo a crowdfunding website, proposing a collaborative way to fund ideas with real money.

Computer graphics

  • Galaem a french company specfic on crowd simulation. Their software products include Maya plug-in and C++ SDK for crowd simulation.
  • Information Aesthetics the beautiful structures generated from large-scale data.
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