Tag Archives: CloudCrowd

Language Lessons: translating the global conversation

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

… translation to software localization.

Take servioTranslate, part of crowdsourcing heavyweight CloudCrowd. ServioTranslate focuses on cheap (6.7 cents a word) and speedy document translation. The process runs like an assembly line: text is divided up, put through a machine translation and then distributed to the crowd (via a Facebook app) for error checking and reassembly. In contrast, at German startup toLingo the mantra is quality. ToLingo boasts a pre-checked database of 6000 …

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Now that’s what I call a remix: confessions of a YouTube-oholic

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

YouTube can be a dangerous place. A place where your time, and occasionally your sanity, vanish without trace. Trouble is, it’s also the best place to find out what crazy, creative stuff the “crowd” is up to. What I bring you today, after many hours of dangerous research, is some of its latest work. Hope you enjoy it as much as I do!

Shining happy people

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Time for our next step

Posted on by Harri Holopainen

… prominent start-ups have recently raised their first venture capital financing rounds, including CloudCrowd and Crowdflower.

Rather than view them as a threat, we believe these US based start-ups will help us to develop the global market (both in terms of supply of digital labor and demand for it). With the current momentum, we think 2011 will be the year crowdsourcing goes mainstream, providing new opportunities for millions of people around the world.

Leaving aside the crystal …