How We Think

Sep 15

Takeaways from GSA Blockchain, AI, and Open Data Workshop

By Adam Karides

Last week, I had the opportunity to participate in a collaborative workshop hosted by the General Services Administration (GSA) to draft national goals for its Emerging Citizen Technology program.

Sep 14

CDC Announces Winners of the 'Eviro Health App Challenge'

By Michael Contreras

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) tapped SensisChallenges to conduct a government challenge for its National Environmental Public Health Tracking Network (EPH).

Sep 12

SensisChallenges Launches 'Demarcate the Lake Challenge' for The Nature Conservancy

By Michael Contreras

The Nature Conservancy, a leading global nonprofit focused on protecting the lands and waters we all need to survive, launched a prize challenge last week with SensisChallenges.

Sep 07

Powering AI Through Crowdsourcing #1: Overcoming one of AI's Greatest Obstacles

By Adam Karides

Since the invention of the Turing machine in the early 20th century, computers have become increasingly adept at crunching massive collections of data.

Sep 05

SensisChallenges and Crowdsourcing Week Reunite for Second North American Summit

By Michael Contreras

The second wave of the crowd economy is here! Learn how crowdsourced innovation, collective intelligence (AI + HI),  and a 10x mindset are needed in order for organizations to become the engine of innovation. Crowdsourcing Week Summit Seattle connects you with top experts in crowdsourcing, crowd innovation, collective intelligence, and the blockchain-enabled economy.

Aug 31

Crowdsourcing Campaigns Turn Citizens into Hurricane Harvey Volunteer Heroes

By Adam Karides

Hurricane Harvey is the most severe natural disaster since Hurricane Katrina in 2005, accounting for a record-breaking rainfall of over 4 feet, howling winds of

Aug 25

3 Takeaways From Government Blockchain Forum

By Adam Karides

Blockchain, the distributed digital ledger technology behind Bitcoin, has finally hit the mainstream.

Aug 22

Federal Government Sets Sights on SXSW to Promote Crowdsourcing to Improve Public Health

By Michael Contreras

South by Southwest (SXSW), an annual cultural event held in Austin, Texas, has gained its reputation as a film, music, and interactive media festival.

Aug 21

NoMa Neighborhood is Crowdsourcing Names for its New Parks

By Michael Contreras

The Washington, D.C. real estate market continues to thrive, and SensisChallenges’s backyard is no exception, literally.

Aug 18

NASA, Google, and UC Berkeley to Use Citizen Science for Groundbreaking Solar Eclipse Research

By Michael Contreras

Solar eclipses are rare and fascinating natural phenomena that have been documented by observers for thousands of years.