Crowdsourced credit card lets members share in profits and decisions

It was only a few weeks ago that we covered CivilisedMoney’s crowdsourced banking services, and recently we came across a new effort that brings a similar concept into the realm of credit cards. Earlier this month Barclaycard US introduced the Barclaycard Ring MasterCard, billed as “the first social credit card to be designed and built through the power of community crowdsourcing.” READ MORE…

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Crowdsourced credit card lets members share in profits and decisions

It was only a few weeks ago that we covered CivilisedMoney’s crowdsourced banking services, and recently we came across a new effort that brings a similar concept into the realm of credit cards. Earlier this month Barclaycard US introduced the Barclaycard Ring MasterCard, billed as “the first social credit card to be designed and built through the power of community crowdsourcing.” READ MORE…

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Example of how txteagle mobile crowdsourcing tasks enable people in Africa and developing regions earn money for simple tasks via mobile phones, so-called telework.  Client: New York General Hospital   Target Subscriber: Literate English Speaker Task: Transcription (Audio/SMS Task)   Question: Transcribe the following audio clip from a New York hospital.   (via txteagle - Mobile Crowdsourcing in Africa)

Example of how txteagle mobile crowdsourcing tasks enable people in Africa and developing regions earn money for simple tasks via mobile phones, so-called telework. Client: New York General Hospital Target Subscriber: Literate English Speaker Task: Transcription (Audio/SMS Task) Question: Transcribe the following audio clip from a New York hospital. (via txteagle - Mobile Crowdsourcing in Africa)

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A startup hopes to tap into the expertise of developing nations via cell phones. (via Technology Review: Crowd-Sourcing the World)

Participants in a new program called txteagle will be able to earn small amounts of money using their phones to complete simple tasks, such as translating words from one language to another.

A startup hopes to tap into the expertise of developing nations via cell phones. (via Technology Review: Crowd-Sourcing the World)

Participants in a new program called txteagle will be able to earn small amounts of money using their phones to complete simple tasks, such as translating words from one language to another.