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Posts Tagged ‘Crowd Sourcing’

Gum Wall

One of Seattle’s unique attractions is found in a nondescript alley near famous Pike Place Market.  It’s a wall covered in gum.  The gum wall, located outside the Market Theater, started in the 1990’s. Theatre-goers stuck their gum on the wall as they waited for tickets.

It’s become a collaborative work of art, an ever changing gum mosaic with great variety in color and design.

The wall has been scraped clean twice, but people can’t seem to stop sticking their … Read more

Avoiding Crowds

I live a mile from Mt. Si, a popular hiking trail that attracts over 80,000 hikers annually.  On sunny weekends, I avoid the crowds by running on more obscure trails.  About 9 miles into my long run, as the quiet breeze clears my head, the peacefulness (and lack of crowds) gets me thinking.  Crowd sourcing, wisdom of crowds and social networks are all the rage, and for good reasons.  We tap into crowds to source new information, follow consumer led … Read more