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France turns to online crowdsourcing to fight corruption of aid to Africa

France is enlisting the help of Malians to police its aid projects in the west African country with an innovative crowdsourcing project asking people to report corruption by text or online. The foreign ministry’s project is the first of its kind in France, which has pledged 280 million euros ($374…

When can crowdsourcing compete with supercomputers?

Human Brains as Supercomputers (via slashdot) Data analytics are valuable because of their ability to filter huge volumes of data, pick out the bits that are relevant to a specific question, and set those aside for analysis. The process may be valuable, but can also be expensive. It’s also potentially……

Crowdsourcing as the new Supercomputer

Data analytics are valuable because of their ability to filter huge volumes of data, pick out the bits that are relevant to a specific question, and set those aside for analysis. The process may be valuable, but can also be expensive. It’s also potentially…  …

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