Tuesday, May 17, 2011

The Problem with Crowd Sourcing

Over at the National Archive's Facebook page, a post about crowd sourcing led to this poignant exchange:


Ben W. Brumfield said...

This is why crowd-sourcing software--like most other software that allows public content contributions--should allow perpetual editing and control quality by recording versions and providing feedback mechanisms.

Larry Cebula said...

Ben, in general I agree with you but in this case it would spoil the awesome.

Ben W. Brumfield said...

Some things are such good art they shouldn't be corrected away.