Just over two months after being recognised by the United Nations as the world’s 139th country Google itself has officially recognised South Sudan’s independence by including the new state on Google Maps and Google Earth.
When coalition launched its Programme for Government earlier this year it made a clear promise to launch a crowsourced civic management website called fixmystreet.ie. Yesterday a similarly named site, fixyourstreet.ie was launched, but is this the same thing? Probably, but it's complicated.
Grand Rapids is a dying city, or that’s what Newsweek said in a feature published in January. But Robert Bliss and some friends disagreed, they set about to create a music video that would show the vibrancy they saw in the city.
The blur Group, the company whose professional creative crowdsourcing programme has caused a stir in the British and international designer and corporate communities has announced the launch of their affiliate programme.
While crowdsourcing has almost become a household word its perception as an advertiser's novelty, suitable only for advertising mobile phones, is gradually being eroded. More and more organisations are realising the possibilities of crowdsourcing as a business tool and one organisation, the blur Group, is using a innovative approach.