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Rocket engine (1926) Physicist Robert Godard was an avid fan of Wells' War of the Worlds. Engaged in science, he spent most of the time studying combustible rocket fuel. He…

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What is crowdsourcing?
How crowdsourcing came about The term “crowdsourcing” was coined by Jeff Howe, who coined it in 2006. Then he, together with the publisher Mark Robinson, published an article in which…

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How they work at Google (Moscow)
Vacancy filling The company places information on free vacancies on its official website. If you liked the position, you can immediately apply for an interview on the website, and a…

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crowdsourcing

What is crowdsourcing?

How crowdsourcing came about
The term “crowdsourcing” was coined by Jeff Howe, who coined it in 2006. Then he, together with the publisher Mark Robinson, published an article in which he described the principle of crowdsourcing and gave examples. In this article, crowdsourcing was compared to outsourcing to a greater extent, and emphasis was placed on their differences: outsourcing is based on the implementation of certain tasks by specialists for a monetary reward, and crowdsourcing involves the performance of work mainly by amateurs and without any kind of monetary payment (or purely symbolic).

Crowdsourcing was first used by I Stock Photo, which has become one of the most successful photo banks in history. Continue reading

Why eating in the workplace is bad
The desktop is not designed for eating The tables that computers are at and the ones we work on are teeming with harmful bacteria. For every two or three square…

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Apple Essentials
Money is not the most important thing The financial success of the company has never been the main and main goal for Steve Jobs. In the first place, he always…

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