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DailyDirt: Getting A Crowd Together...

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There have been a few interesting crowdfunding and crowdsourcing projects in recent years -- solving some really difficult problems or just creating cool stuff (out of stuff that didn't seem so cool). Here are just a few more examples of crowd projects that are out there (and are possibly a bit "out there" too). By the way, StumbleUpon can recommend some good Techdirt articles, too.


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    That Verizon guy, Nov 7th, 2011 @ 6:55pm

    So if the sound is played through the phone speakers and picked up with the phone mic, I doubt there is a sufficient amount of isolation to limit the vibration through the phone.
    Probably not going to get a lot of sound traveling through the vacuum of space but then that is why we do experiments.

     

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    Mr Big Content, Nov 7th, 2011 @ 7:52pm

    They Should Have Used An Iphone

    If they'd used Apple's platform, then they could be sure all the apps were vetted to be malware-free. But by spreading Android, the well-known malware magnet, into space, who knows what virus infections they could be spreading to other worlds? This is just irresponsible.

     

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    Anonymous Marcus, Nov 8th, 2011 @ 12:05am

    Re: They Should Have Used An Iphone

    Agreed. These open platforms have to go. They're putting all of our information in jeopardy. I'm just happy that my iPhone and Mac aren't susceptible to malware at all.

     

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    Michael Ho (profile), Nov 8th, 2011 @ 12:16pm

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    I'm pretty sure they could have done the experiment of "does sound travel through vacuum" without going into space....

     

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