Announcements

Build a Better Light Bulb – Earn $10 Million

Ross | October 22nd, 2009

You might recall that Neflix recently awarded a $1 million prize to a group that improved Netflix’s movie recommendation system by 10%. Thanks to eesdesigner, one of the designers on crowdSPRING, I learned today about an interesting crowdsourcing competition recently announced by the U.S. Department of Energy – an award of up to $10 million […]

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99 Designs You Can Crowdsource on crowdSPRING

Ross | October 21st, 2009

Whenever we are asked what types of projects people can post on crowdSPRING, we typically answer with a snarky “uh, there’s like a hundred different things!?!” That is, until someone recently said “oh yeah, like what?” Dumbfounded at this unvarnished display of brazen audacity, we set out to show them. So, we settled in with […]

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Standards of Conduct For Buyers – We Want YOUR Input!

Ross | October 14th, 2009

crowdSPRING is building the world’s most awesome community of creatives. To build a world-class community, we must all come together as a community and respect each other and people who visit this community. Earlier this year, after an excellent discussion in our community, we adopted Standards of Conduct for Creatives. We’ve been working to draft […]

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crowdSPRING 2.0 update

Tal | September 3rd, 2009

Hi, crowdSPRINGers! We, the development team, have been working hard to get crowdSPRING 2.0 ready for release, and haven’t had much time to interact with the community, except to take a break once in a while to see what exciting projects are posted, and see some inspiring creative work. But, just to keep us from […]

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Community corrosive

Mike | September 1st, 2009

Community. This is what crowdSPRING is truly about. We are a community that celebrates creativity, possibility, and fair competition. We are built to support our users and provide them with professional opportunity and value. Of course community is a delicate thing – even a strong community, built on common interests, support, and mutual respect, can be fragile and […]

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2,213 panels to pick from. How’s a person supposed to choose?

Mike | August 19th, 2009

The South by Southwest Panel Picker is open and voting has begun for SXSW 2010! This is a great opportunity for the interactive and technology community to vote on the sessions they would most like to attend at next spring’s conference in Austin. Needless to say we didn’t have enough time to slog through all […]

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crowdSPRING Community Gives Back – In Our Own Backyard

Ross | August 18th, 2009

Give Back is the crowdSPRING community’s way of helping worthy non-profit and charity causes in need. Creatives in the crowdSPRING community have agreed that for these special projects, no monetary awards will be given. crowdSPRING will waive its fees and will assist the organizations with posting their project. We will collaborate together to help those […]

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Seeing Your Book Cover Design In Print

Ross | August 10th, 2009

Big congratulations to Audree Rowe (crowdSPRING username: ArtbyAudree), whose cover design was selected from among many in a print design project on crowdSPRING, for Bob Garfield’s new book – The Chaos Scenario. The book, released on August 3 (I’ll write a review in the next few weeks), is about the disruption of the media industry […]

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How crowdSPRING Works – The (Very Short) Movie

Ross | July 17th, 2009

Most people say that a book is way better than a movie. But we’re not dummies. We know you won’t read a 500 page novel about how crowdSPRING works. Instead – here’s a 1 minute 42 second movie.

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