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By SamuelRose, published at 10 May 2007 - 8:12pm, last updated 9 years 41 weeks ago.
The idea that I talked about at the time, inspired by Jarvis' post was that:
This shift in the way that things are designed and used was inspired by the success of open source software and the emergence of "Peer to Peer"(P2P) paradigms in ever growing areas of human problem solving. Some of the roots of these concepts extend back to work done at MIT, such as Gershenfeld's Personal fabrication ideas, Frank Piller's Mass Customization work, and Eric Von Hippel's Democratizing Innovation. Yochai Benkler also talks about commons based peer production concepts in his new book "The Wealth of Networks".
Recently Wired Magazing published an article titled "The Rise of Crowdsourcing". This article looks at how this phenomenon is beginning to be taken seriously by people on all scales of the business world, from small independent business people to huge corporations and their R&D departments, television programming producers, and more. A quote from Jeff Howe's Wired article:
See also: P2P Wiki "Crowdsourcing"
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