• The Role of Crowdsourcing in Research

    7 monthes ago - By The Medical Care Blog

    Crowdsourcing is defined as “a sourcing model in which individuals or organizations obtain goods and services, including ideas and finances, from a large, relatively open and often rapidly evolving group of internet users. Crowdsourcing spreads work among participants to achieve a cumulative result.” Some well-known examples of crowdsourcing include the online encyclopedia Wikipedia , the traffic and navigation mobile application Waze , and the crowdfunding site for creative projects Kickstarter .
    As smartphones and internet access continue to become more pervasive, crowdsourcing is...
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