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Jeff Howe, Crowdsourcing AuthorI recently sat down with Jeff Howe, contributing editor at Wired Magazine, to talk about his new book, ‘Crowdsourcing: Why the power of the crowd is driving the future of business.’

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Topics covered in this interview:

– Why Jeff decided to become a writer
– Jeff’s time covering the “promiscuously creative” fans on the Vans Warped Tour
– How the term “crowdsourcing” was originally coined and defined
– Crowdsourcing a zombie movie
– The limits and disruptiveness of crowdsourcing
– Jimmy Wales of Wikipedia: A critic of crowdsourcing?
– The process of writing the book, and what he would never agree to again
– “The most written and least read book of all time”
– Wired Editor-in-chief Chris Anderson’s advice for Jeff, and how Wired has helped pioneer a new way of cultivating journalistic ideas

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Visit the website: www.crowdsourcing.com

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