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Tired of waiting for Google Street View, Faroe Islanders create Sheep View 360

Tired of waiting for Google Street View, Faroe Islanders create Sheep View 360 It seems like a Street View rig has gone to every corner of the earth.”) The Faroe Islands board of tourism was so chuffed about the project that they’ve put it front and center on the Visit Faroe Islands splash page.

How your smartphone can help find a cure for Zika

How your smartphone can help find a cure for Zika When your laptop is sitting idly on your desk or your smartphone is tucked snugly in your pocket, the devices could be powering a worldwide effort to find a cure for the Zika virus.The World Health Organization estimates Zika could infect millions of people in dozens of countries.

Crowdsourced genetics study ferrets out the hereditary roots of depression

Crowdsourced genetics study ferrets out the hereditary roots of depression But in at least one arena, we really are better off together, and that’s when it comes to crowdsourced genetics studies.The real plaudits go to those individuals who gave permission to share their data and make possible the study.

Online crowdsourcing for psychology ain't without pitfalls

Online crowdsourcing for psychology ain't without pitfalls Psychologists have embraced Mechanical Turk with gusto, and many recent studies have drawn their data from Mechanical Turk subjects.But does online data really provide the solution?

Crowdsourced coral: Scientists get creative in order to find reef 'hope spots'

Crowdsourced coral: Scientists get creative in order to find reef 'hope spots' A search party is underway across the world's coral reefs.To find these "hope spots," divers are using creative methods to gather a greater number of observations from a wider range of reefs.

Mozilla wants to use your voice to help developers create new apps

Mozilla wants to use your voice to help developers create new apps The organization behind the Firefox browser is launching Common Voice, a project to crowdsource audio samples from the public.The goal is to collect about 10,000 hours of audio in various accents and make it publicly available for everyone.

Elon Musk is back to taking fans' ideas to make Tesla ownership even better

Elon Musk is back to taking fans' ideas to make Tesla ownership even better You can call Elon Musk any number of things, but you can't claim that the multi-hyphenate CEO billionaire can't take feedback on his company's work — especially on his one-of-a-kind Twitter profile.This is far from the first time Musk has interacted with the public on the social platform for product feedback and ideas for new features, notably asking his 11.