How crowdSPRING Works – The (Very Short) Movie

Ross Kimbarovsky | 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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Can A Dog Get a Job At crowdSPRING? You Bet!

Ross Kimbarovsky | June 5th, 2009

Here’s one of the best perks (for me) at crowdSPRING – I get to spend every working day with Pete’s chocolate lab, Lucy. Here’s Lucy: Lucy (Pete’s Chocolate Lab) from Ross Kimbarovsky on Vimeo.

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Shall I Compare Thee To A Summer’s Day?

Ross Kimbarovsky | May 22nd, 2009

Today is Shakespearean sonnet day at crowdSPRING. We all took turns reading sonnets. Here’s Kevin, who was brave (or not too smart?) to let us video him… Kevin DeLury Reading Shakespeare from Ross Kimbarovsky on Vimeo.

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A Three Minute Interview With Ross About crowdSPRING

Ross Kimbarovsky | May 12th, 2009

Last week, I traveled to Hamburg Germany for the next09 conference. After my presentation (titled “Crowdsourcing Creative”) I was interviewed about crowdSPRING. Here’s a short (3 minute) segment from that discussion. We talked about crowdSPRING, the advantages and disadvantages of crowdsourcing, the reaction from agencies, and other topics. Here’s the interview.   Link:

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Stop Me If You’ve Heard This One Before…

admin | May 1st, 2009

So a guy walks into crowdSPRING… …that’s all I’ve got so far. Still working on it. Greetings and salutations, crowdSPRINGERs! Kevin DeLury here, doing all the new guy stuff that new guys are wont to. So far my time here has consisted of scuttlework: scrubbing the floors, polishing ping pong balls and re-doing the grip […]

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Short Interview: Ryan Graves (SocialDreamium)

Ross Kimbarovsky | April 21st, 2009

At crowdSPRING, we love meeting other people and companies and often invite guests for lunch with our team. A few weeks ago, Ryan Graves of SocialDreamium (Ryan’s startup) joined the crowdSPRING team for lunch. Ryan currently works for General Electric in Wisconsin. SocialDremium is a startup involved with building web-based communities. Ryan had recently returned […]

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crowdSPRING on TV

Ross Kimbarovsky | April 17th, 2009

A few days ago, Northwestern University’s Co-Director of Intelligent Information Laboratory, Kris Hammond, appeared on the TV show Chicago Tonight (channel 11 in Chicago) to talk about crowdsourcing. Hammond talked about Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, crowdSPRING and Threadless. Here’s the video:

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Sean Brant And His Flying Monkey

Ross Kimbarovsky | April 1st, 2009

Sean Brant, one of our talented developers, has told me repeatedly for the past year that he will NEVER EVER, NEVER EVER EVER, NEVER NEVER NEVER appear in a video. Did I mention he said NEVER EVER? I just love dares like that. Here’s Sean (and his flying monkey). crowdSPRING’s Sean Brant – Flying Monkey […]

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I Love Vimeo

admin | March 23rd, 2009

I use Vimeo to document the artists on K that come to Chicago.  When I ran into an issue of not being able to upload as much HD content as I would like early last year, Vimeo’s dalas verdugo was there to help by increasing my weekly capacity on the spot.  I mentioned to dalas […]

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We Hired Snow White!

Ross Kimbarovsky | March 20th, 2009

We received about 500 applications over the past 21 days in response to our ad looking for help with customer service. We talked with and met many outstanding people, but Jaclyn Moser turned out to be the fairest of all. And so, what could eight dwarfs do but to hire Snow White? We’ve tidied-up our place and now whistle while we work, with a smile and a song.

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