Category Archives: Crowdsourcing

Better wisdom from crowds – harvesting correct answers from groups

The wisdom of crowds is not always perfect. But two scholars at MIT’s Sloan Neuroeconomics Lab, along with a colleague at Princeton University, have found a way to make it better. Their method explained in a newly published paper, uses … Continue reading

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How crowdsourcing is changing science

But a few months ago, the papyrologists tried something bold. They put up a website, called Ancient Lives, with a game that allowed members of the public to help transcribe the ancient Greek at home by identifying images from the … Continue reading

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