Posts Tagged: crowdsourcing
The technology news site CNET has begun publishing a crowdsourced science fiction novel. The project started with National Novel Writing Month, when CNET’s Erick Mack introduced the idea, calling it “MMOSFN: Massively Multiwriter Online Science Fiction Novel.” The novel, Crowd Control, will be published in installments....more
Should writers blog?
A unified theory of email. TLDR version: There isn’t one.
They aren’t bots. They are people. And they have access to your private information.
It is necessary for some scientists to abandon the passive voice.
Is Internet culture to blame to for the Rolling Stone debacle?...more
Since May, poet David Lehman has been working on a crowdsourced sonnet over at The American Scholar. Lehman wrote the poem’s first line, and then chose the next 13 from reader suggestions, selecting one a week. And now that the sonnet has been completed, a title must be chosen—hurry up, poets, and submit one by Sunday at midnight....more
Yony Leyser, director of the documentary about William S. Burroughs, is making a feature film about Berlin’s queer community, and he needs your help to crowdfund it. Over at Indiewire, Leyser explains his desire to deglamorize the city’s dark underground scene and explore what it means to be a member of a community whose definition is constantly in flux:
I go back and forth from being firmly committed to the “queer community” to being totally and completely disillusioned with the concept and diametrically opposed to it.