Curious about crowdsourcing? Even if you’re unfamiliar with it, you’ve likely participated in it in some way.
The above infographic highlights what crowdsourcing is, places it is used, and the benefits and downsides to relying on crowdsourcing. If you’re looking for a crowdsourced project with an altruistic bent, definitely check out Fold.it–it’s a fun puzzle game that actually helps scientists research proteins.
What Is Crowdsourcing? [Daily Infographic]