crowd-sourcing

Art

An Artist Draws The Entire Internet With Crowd-Sourced Input

Over 200 people contributed suggestions to "Internetopia," including animals doing funny stuff.
Zach Sokol
9.5.16
Art

The Incredible True Love Story Behind 'Curious George'

A new crowdsourced documentary aims to bring the story of Hans and Margret Rey to life.
Nathaniel Ainley
8.13.16
Art

Submit Your Art to This Crowd-Sourced Zine Time Capsule

If you're a NY-based artist, here's a chance to be published.
Nathaniel Ainley
6.10.16
crowd-sourcing

A New Startup Lets You Buy Shares of a Cow Before It's Butchered

After users have selected the breed, cut, and rancher of their choosing, the cow is butchered, packaged, barcoded, and finally shipped to buyers in cold storage containers.
Nick Rose
3.4.16
Film

The New Film By The Creators Of 'Logorama' Needs Your Help

With only 10 days left to raise $3,000, it's crunch time for "Money Time."
Emerson Rosenthal
2.16.16
cookbook

How the Internet and Aunties Helped Create This Sudanese Cookbook

Omer Eltigani was raised in Khartoum before emigrating to the UK and becoming a pharmacist, but it was his interest in collecting the recipes of his homeland that put him on an unusual journey across the world, and the internet.
Alexandra Hayward
1.10.16
Design

3D-Printed Bird Nests Save the Environment in Style

This open-source bird nest design makes for safe and beautiful avian sanctuaries in hazardous urban areas.
Beckett Mufson
4.29.15
Art

The Artist Who Drew the Internet Releases a Color Copy

Ben Redford colors in all of 'Internetopia,' his massive, crowdsourced illustration.
Becky Chung
1.28.15
Art

Now You Can Graffiti Your Friends' Facebook Walls

Creative coder Joel Simon's new plug-in brings vandalism to the world's largest social network.
Beckett Mufson
1.22.15
videos

Meet the Hackers Building a Sensor Network for Global Radiation

A video from Vice Japan about Safecast, which uses specially-designed Geiger counters and a growing volunteer network to produce the most accessible radiation map currently available.
Joseph George
12.18.13
Film

How 3D Animation Turned A Moustache Into An Evil Monster

Through CGI the creators of The Power Inside turn ordinary facial hair into terrifying aliens.
TCP Staff
9.24.13
Motherboard Blog

50,000 Finns Might Have Just Crowd-Written the Nation's Next Copyright Law

The good citizens of Finland may have just paved the way to that seemingly unattainable dream: a copyright law that makes sense.
Meghan Neal
7.23.13