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Crowdsourcing / Labor On Demand — CrowdFlower. Memrise wants to turn learning into a 'recreational sport' Memrise's gardening visualisation helps its users to learn You'd be forgiven for being wary of anyone who talks about gamification, with the term having become a buzzword for a lot of people whose main talent is, well, spouting buzzwords.

Memrise wants to turn learning into a 'recreational sport'

But that doesn't apply to everyone. Ed Cooke is a Grand Master of Memory – a title awarded to people who prove they can memorise 1,000 random digits in an hour; the order of 10 decks of cards in an hour; and one deck of cards in under two minutes. His business partner Greg Detre has a PhD in neuroscience from Princeton. When the pair talk about "gamifying language learning", they're not messing about. Power to the People: 3 Tasty Crowdsourcing Case Studies. For food and drink brands, crowdsourcing new products and flavors makes perfect sense.

Power to the People: 3 Tasty Crowdsourcing Case Studies

Not only does it increase engagement, it gives the people that consume the products a say in their development. That interaction makes them more likely to shell out cash when the item hits shop shelves. San Francisco Restaurants, Dentists, Bars, Beauty Salons, Doctors.

This was a really positive dining experience for my wife and I.

San Francisco Restaurants, Dentists, Bars, Beauty Salons, Doctors

The oysters were not great but the cherry vinegar was a nice change of pace. My pork chop was cooked perfectly as was my wife's chicken. Just a very well executed meal. The best part of the evening was the service. The Fan Machine. John Winsor.