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Humans have used crowdsourcing to solve problems since antiquity, but until recently, crowdsourcing’s capacity has been limited. Through engaging anecdotes, physicist Riley Crane relays how new communications paradigms can empower humanity to crack complex conundrums. getAbstract believes Crane’s presentation will inspire coders and laypeople alike to employ the power of the Internet to find answers to the world’s most intractable issues.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How the Internet fosters crowdsourcing,
  • How new communication paradigms enable complex problem solving and
  • How the world is becoming more responsive.
 

About the Speaker

Physicist Riley Crane is an engineering director at Path, a software firm. He formerly worked at MIT’s Media Lab.

 

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Crowdsourcing is an ancient tool. A trail through the wilderness represents crowdsourced information. As travelers contributed their individual imprints, a track became etched in the earth over time, creating a path through a “complex ...

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