Crowdsourcing

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Life in a Day 2020 review – ambitious, bizarre and hugely exasperating
Kevin Macdonald’s film aims to give a snapshot of the modern world but its context-free clips look more like a corporate ad

Peter Bradshaw

02, Feb, 2021 @1:00 AM

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Israel Folau donations soar past $2m – as Australian Christian Lobby cashes in
Support ‘overwhelming’, ACL says, announcing it will suspend campaign for now

Lisa Martin

27, Jun, 2019 @1:33 AM

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Let me into your home: artist Lauren McCarthy on becoming Alexa for a day
She livestreams her dates, once became a real-life Alexa and built a light that dims in boring company. As AI: More Than Human opens at the Barbican, meet an artist for the tech age

Dominic Rushe

14, May, 2019 @4:10 PM

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Schools, put down your begging bowls. Unite and protest instead | Holly Rigby
When pencils and lined paper have to be crowdfunded, you know something is desperately wrong, says the teacher and activist Holly Rigby

Holly Rigby

10, Apr, 2019 @1:56 PM

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Space, the final frontier for those hoping to part us from our money | Arwa Mahdawi
Arwa Mahdawi: What do attempts to establish a human colony on Mars, a $9bn blood-test startup and the Fyre festival have in common? Sheer chutzpah

Arwa Mahdawi

15, Feb, 2019 @2:58 PM

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New crowdsourced recruitment tool aims to get more women into tech
Heidi Harman is the founder of international tech women’s network, Geek Girl Meetup. Her new projects use data and peer recommendations to tackle the industry’s diversity problem

Zofia Niemtus

12, Nov, 2018 @2:21 PM

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Alex Salmond is using crowdfunding to signal his power. That’s wrong | Suzanne Moore
The message being sent out is that what happens to women is always less important than the reputation of ‘great’ men, says Guardian columnist Suzanne Moore

Suzanne Moore

30, Aug, 2018 @1:18 PM

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Uber for coaches: can these startups revolutionise intercity travel?
New technology platforms are using crowdsourced buses to fill transport gaps and cut the cost of travel

Olivia Boyd

16, Aug, 2017 @6:00 AM

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Nasa needs you: space agency to crowdsource origami designs for shield
In the search for ways to efficiently pack a radiation shield to protect manned spacecraft on deep space missions, Nasa is looking to the public for help

Nicola Davis

20, Jul, 2017 @5:19 PM

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When did you last hear live music? Stand up and be counted
The first ever UK Live Music Census is surveying a day’s worth of live music across the country. In a digital world with ever more ways to listen, is being there still the biggest thrill?

Flora Willson

08, Mar, 2017 @1:28 PM

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Eve-Tech's crowdsourced computer: the laptop designed by its users
The Finnish startup turned to an online community of tech enthusiasts to shape the design of its new device. The result? Something ‘really different’

Olivia Solon in San Francisco

18, Oct, 2016 @12:40 PM

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Crowdfunding development aid would direct funds where they are needed most | Blair Glencorse
Websites such as GlobalGiving and Kickstarter have re-imagined the way we support issues we care about. Can we do the same for aid programmes?

Blair Glencorse

13, Sep, 2016 @10:58 AM

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