Tag: Genghis Khan

Crowdsourcing a Secret… That’s More than 800 Years Old

Maybe it’s just the Indiana Jones fan in me, but one of my favorite crowdsourcing projects lately is Dr. Albert Yu-Min Lin’s Valley of the Khans project. I talked about it in an earlier post, but researching more about the legend and the history of Mongolia has re-awakened my enthusiasm. The Valley of the Khans … Continued

Crowdsourcers Most Wanted: Civilians Search for Criminals

The latest trend in crowdsourcing has set its sights on ferreting out criminals by enticing civilians to participate in the hunt. Mexico, for example, recently announced a policy to employ one of the oldest forms of crowdsourcing in law enforcement: cash rewards. The country, which suffers from millions of dollars worth of drug trafficking annually, … Continued