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Crowdsourcing with a global crowd

What could you make if you had access to half of the world's population? What would you do with their knowledge, ideas, and time?
With the growth of the Internet and the World Wide Web, that's suddenly a real possibility.
Crowdsourcing is a way to take advantage of the large network of potential contributors online and funnel their resources into an output.
Let's explore how crowdsourcing helps us to create common goods, invent new products, and make scientific discoveries.

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