technology crowdsourcing

Finland Crowdfunds Community Projects through Brickstarter

Finland Crowdfunds Community Projects through Brickstarter

We’ve run a few posts on crowdfunding in the public sector.  Springwise has a story on its use in Finland: Conceived in Finland, Brickstarter encourages citizens to take civic projects into their own hands, rather than waiting for governments to pick them up. Like the site it is modelled and named after, Brickstarter invites anyone […]

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Crowdsourcing for Social Good

Crowdsourcing for Social Good

We’ve already discussed how crowdsourcing is being used to solve business problems.  Over at the NYT’s Opinionator, Tina Rosenberg has a piece on how it is being used to solve social problems: The California-based design firm Ideo has a site called openideo.com, which posts various challenges: How can we get people to register to be […]

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