crowdsourcing. <ul><li>sharing ideas in the modern era. </li></ul>
what is crowdsourcing? <ul><li>definition: “the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting fro...
text. images. video. etc.
user-generated content.
 
once upon a time... CONSUME! CONSUME! CONSUME!
 
 
cognitive surplus. <ul><li>The collective efforts of mankind’s free time, energy, and intellect </li></ul><ul><li>“ we are...
how has crowdsourcing helped improve society? CONSUME! CONSUME! CONSUME!
how has crowdsourcing helped improve society?
pre-internet hobbyists.
modern hobbyists.
connecting with like-minded people.
dating made simple.
news spreads efficiently.
organizing people.
 
how does crowdsourcing apply to the design & media professions?
zeroprestige <ul><li>Online community for kite designers </li></ul><ul><li>Contacted by manufacturer to produce kites </li...
self-marketing.
self-marketing. <ul><li>Message boards </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul><ul><li>Personal websit...
benefits of crowdsourcing. <ul><li>Move past pure consumerism </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone has a voice </li></ul><ul><li>Ble...
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  1. 1. crowdsourcing. <ul><li>sharing ideas in the modern era. </li></ul>
  2. 2. what is crowdsourcing? <ul><li>definition: “the practice of obtaining needed services, ideas, or content by soliciting from a large group of people and especially from the online community rather than from traditional employees or suppliers” </li></ul>
  3. 3. text. images. video. etc.
  4. 4. user-generated content.
  5. 6. once upon a time... CONSUME! CONSUME! CONSUME!
  6. 9. cognitive surplus. <ul><li>The collective efforts of mankind’s free time, energy, and intellect </li></ul><ul><li>“ we are now able to treat our free time as a shared global resource” </li></ul>
  7. 10. how has crowdsourcing helped improve society? CONSUME! CONSUME! CONSUME!
  8. 11. how has crowdsourcing helped improve society?
  9. 12. pre-internet hobbyists.
  10. 13. modern hobbyists.
  11. 14. connecting with like-minded people.
  12. 15. dating made simple.
  13. 16. news spreads efficiently.
  14. 17. organizing people.
  15. 19. how does crowdsourcing apply to the design & media professions?
  16. 20. zeroprestige <ul><li>Online community for kite designers </li></ul><ul><li>Contacted by manufacturer to produce kites </li></ul>
  17. 21. self-marketing.
  18. 22. self-marketing. <ul><li>Message boards </li></ul><ul><li>Blogs </li></ul><ul><li>Youtube </li></ul><ul><li>Personal website </li></ul><ul><li>Twitter </li></ul>
  19. 23. benefits of crowdsourcing. <ul><li>Move past pure consumerism </li></ul><ul><li>Everyone has a voice </li></ul><ul><li>Blends line between professional & amateur content creator </li></ul><ul><li>Allows large groups to share thoughts and collaborate </li></ul><ul><li>Create. Share. Comment. </li></ul>

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