Crowdsourcing

Crowdsourcing The Search For The Missing Malaysian Flight 370 [VIDEO]

March 24, 2014
Crowdsourcing The Search For The Missing Malaysian Flight 370 [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses DigitalGlobe’s use of it’s satellite imagery to offer crowdsourcing opportunities for the search for Malaysian Airlines flight 370.

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Batkid Saves San Francisco! [VIDEO]

November 21, 2013
Batkid Saves San Francisco! [VIDEO]

Ochman & David Erickson discuss the Make-A-Wish Foundation’s amazing crowdsourced wish granting 5-year-old leukemia sufferer Miles Scott’s desire to be Batman.

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Netflix Pirate-Sources Programming Decisions [VIDEO]

November 4, 2013
Netflix Pirate-Sources Programming Decisions [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses how Netflix uses sites like The Pirate Bay to identify what video content is popular in a market they are about to enter and to serve as a source of leads.

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Reddit Shuts Down Subreddit For Finding Navy Yard Shooter [VIDEO]

September 18, 2013
Reddit Shuts Down Subreddit For Finding Navy Yard Shooter [VIDEO]

David Erickson discusses how Reddit shut down a subreddit devoted to finding the Navy Yard shooter based on the experience of the Boston Marathon virtual manhunt during which innocent people were implicated.

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10 Most Popular Videos Of 2012 At eStrategy.tv [LIST]

December 31, 2012
10 Most Popular Videos Of 2012 At eStrategy.tv [LIST]

The 10 most popular videos for 2012 at eStrategy.tv, according to page views.

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The Effect Of Twitter On Journalism [VIDEO]

November 19, 2012
The Effect Of Twitter On Journalism [VIDEO]

The rise of Twitter brought concerns within the industry – would this overwhelming source of direct raw information put professional reporters out of business?

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YouTube Crowdsources Its “Your Film Festival”

January 25, 2012
YouTube Crowdsources Its Your Film Festival

YouTube is taking submissions for their Your Film Festival that will play out online & ultimately reward ten finalists with a trip to the Venice Film Festival.

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The Data Visual Arts

June 7, 2011
The Data Visual Arts

Artist Aaron Koblin takes vast amounts of data, and at times vast numbers of people, and weaves them into stunning visualizations.

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Crowdsourced Music Video: Ain’t No Grave by Johnny Cash

June 3, 2011
Crowdsourced Music Video: Ain’t No Grave by Johnny Cash

An online project to create a music video for Johnny Cash’s final studio song, Ain’t No Grave, was compiled from artwork submissions from more than 250,000 people.

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The Future Of Communications

April 17, 2007
The Future Of Communications

This is the introduction to Communications 2.0, a presentation on Web 2.0 that provides an overview of Web 2.0 technologies.

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