How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

Consider: On average, less than 30% of Crowdfunding campaigns reach their goals. Independent crowdsourcing research, including a recent study by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, discovered that social influence can cause “herding towards a relatively arbitrary position.”.

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How AI Can Help Solve The Biggest Problem With Crowdsourcing

Online Community Strategy

Consider: On average, less than 30% of Crowdfunding campaigns reach their goals. Independent crowdsourcing research, including a recent study by the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, discovered that social influence can cause “herding towards a relatively arbitrary position.”.

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Culture: Valentine's day in Ghana

Joitske Hulsebosch

She did open-ended interviews with customers and shop-owners in Accra in 2000, 2001 and 2002 and concludes: "Borrowed from abroad, altered to fit local circumstances, Valentine's Day is part of a complex set of imported and indigenous lifestyle markers that are used increasingly in urban Africa by individuals and social groups to construct identities as older and more traditional cultural norms and forms loosen their hold. " Both use the holiday to advance their seemingly parallel causes."

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