Crowdsourcing

A new application, "Playgrounds for Everyone," has a growing database of 2505 inclusive and accessible playgrounds around the country suitable for children with special needs.
3 days ago   NPR
Ron Ringen has logged more than 1,400 animals for a roadkill project. "I'm almost a fanatic with it," he said. "You get hooked."
Sep 13, 2010   The New York Times
The city of Lincoln, Nebraska, is asking locals to submit and vote on ideas to integrate into its new master plan, hoping to get citizens more involved in the process and test out unconventional ideas.
Aug 18, 2010   Lincoln Journal Star
Many thanks to Wired's Jeff Howe who's 2006 article "The Rise of Crowdsourcing" put an effective label at what the internet was doing to business.  Building from Web 2.0 applications focused on social media like Facebook and on-line communities, it's become a popular and Opinion
Mar 24, 2010   By Scott Page
Opinion
May 27, 2009   By Chris Steins
What can we as planners learn from president-elect Barak Obama's use of technology? Opinion
Jan 19, 2009   By Chris Steins