A Hurricane Maria 'Tech Brigade' Is Helping Connect the Puerto Rican Diaspora
The Brigade's efforts also highlight the limits to approaching disaster relief with code and information systems.
Policing The Web
Volunteers Are Helping Europol Geo-Locate Child Abuse Images
In June, the European Union's law enforcement agency launched a crowdsourcing project to identify items in child abuse images. Online sleuths have already matched plenty of localized objects.
Aliens Occupy the Earth in Neill Blomkamp's New Short Film, 'Rakka'
Sigourney Weaver leads a band of rebels, and that's just the beginning of the latest from the man behind 'District 9' and 'Chappie'.
We’re Fighting Famine in South Sudan With Images From Outer Space
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network, DigitalGlobe, and thousands of online volunteers partner up to map out displacement in crisis-stricken regions.
option4's Crowdsourced Producer Competition Ends in Mystery
UPDATE: The identity of The Munk Machine has been revealed.
How One Promoter Is Using Crowdsourcing to Change the Way We Book Parties
We caught up with Denver-based producer, DJ, and promoter, Brennen Bryarly (a.k.a Option4) to learn about his efforts to help even the DJ playing field.
Adorably Spooky Stop-Motion Animation Explores Life After Debt
Stop-motion animator Simon Allen talks about the struggle of making 'Mother’s Peak' after having his funding was pulled.
We Talked to the Artist Behind Space's First Native Sculpture
It's one small step for an artist, one giant leap for artist-kind.
Amateur Scientists Are Finding 'Spiders' on Mars
NASA's 'Project Four' lets anyone with an internet connection look for spider-like frozen carbon dioxide features.
Axe-Murderers Be Damned, Nats Fans Are Crowdsourcing Rides for Game 5 Because DC Metro Won't Run
The D.C. Metro stops running at midnight and the Nats game is scheduled to start after 8 PM.
Players of 'EVE Online' Are Improving Our Knowledge of Proteins in Human Cells
With "Project Discovery," EVE Online players are helping to classify proteins in human cells.
Archaeologists Find Mysterious Monument in Petra Using Satellite Imagery
For over two-thousand years, a massive, mysterious structure has been hiding in plain sight.