Eyes down for a raft of new open innovation challenges that are offering big money opportunities. Solutions are required to improve the outcome for patients with rare diseases, to trap illegal robocallers, to prevent the spread of infectious diseases and to come up with a hit television series.
Award-winning writer, producer and director Lee Zlotoff and the National Academy of Engineering in the US have launched a global crowdsourcing competition seeking ideas for a TV series with a female engineer as the lead character. (more…)
Crowdsourcing is helping Domino’s Pizza Enterprises Ltd to a bigger slice of profits in Australia and giving customers a taste of the action as well. The Sydney-listed company has reported an increase in first-half profit and credits some of that to its Pizza Mogul innovation (more…)
Alan Turing, one of the most brilliant minds of the 20th century is rightly being lauded again for his achievements thanks to interest in his work generated by the biopic The Imitation Game.
His legacy will live on in the soon to be opened Alan Turing Institute in the UK. Its headquarters will be based at the British Library in London and five universities will lead its work in maximizing the benefits of big data. (more…)
But they weren’t the only winners at Sunday’s sports fest. Big brands that turned to crowdsourcing to market their wares also came out on top. (more…)
When the author of such classics as Great Expectations and A Christmas Carol died, he was midway through The Mystery of Edwin Drood. With the novel laying unfished, its ending was therefore unknown. But now an innovative website going by the name of the Drood Inquiry hopes to determine the location and fate of the story’s young protagonist. (more…)
What exactly is genius? Psychologists and thinkers still spend many hours trying to pin down this elusive quality and where it comes from. Here are some quotes about genius that may help us get closer to the answers:
The difference between stupidity and genius is that genius has its limits.