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Sending a message from 2015 to space aliens (Tomorrow Daily 182)

The New Horizons spacecraft is at the center of a crowdfunding/sourcing effort to update onboard data about humanity for intelligent life forms that may come across it in the future. If we know the Internet like we think we do, we're assuming aliens will someday experience a RickRoll.

By May 21, 2015

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Letting humans crowdsource a message to aliens can't possibly go wrong (Tomorrow Daily 182)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley cover a variety of future tech crowdfunding efforts, including an updated satellite time capsule for alien life forms, fabric made by 3D printing liquids onto metal molds, and a basic cell phone that can only make or receive calls. #TDMessage

By May 21, 2015

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Linqapp brings crowd-sourced language translation to iOS

Unfamiliar with a new phrase in another language? Now it's possible to get near-instant translation from like-minded social translators using the app.

By May 7, 2015

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Crowdsourced fund-raising beyond Kickstarter

You may know Kickstarter, the popular site where people pitch their ideas to strangers to raise money for the projects. It's great for investing in inspiring work -- and shopping for unusual gifts. In this Tech Minute, CNET's Kara Tsuboi reports on similar sites.

By January 16, 2015

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Apple wins patent for crowd-sourced traffic navigation

The envisioned system would help you plan your route by analyzing stop lights, stop signs, and obstacles that can slow your trip.

By July 29, 2014

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Facebook crowdsourcing gives lonely boy 1.4 million friends

For a surprise birthday gift, a Michigan mom creates a Facebook page to show her son -- who has Asperger syndrome -- that he can have friends all over the world.

By February 12, 2014

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Save $20 on a TurtleCell retractable headphone case

It's only for iPhone 5 and 5S users, alas, but it's also the easiest way to bring along earbuds. Plus, you get three months of Rhapsody Premiere.

By February 16, 2015

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Red Handed app crowd-sources crime reporting

iPhone app Red Handed provides a platform where you can film and post live videos of any crime you see occurring around you.

By January 14, 2014

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Beluvv Puppy tracker crowdsources lost dogs

The affordable Puppy Bluetooth pet tracker uses your friends, family, and neighbors' smartphones to locate your lost dog.

By January 14, 2014

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Better type coming to a cheap screen near you

Announced at CES 2015, Monotype's Spark font-rendering system promises to bring more readable text to small and low-resolution screens.

By January 5, 2015