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Friday, September 14, 2012

Crowdsourcing -- Science Behind the News

When humans and computers work together, they can find solutions to many different types of problems. Luis von Ahn, a computer science professor at Carnegie Mellon University, explains the science behind crowdsourcing and how the concept is helping solve such diverse problems as digitizing books online and translating the web to foreign languages.

Credit: NBC Learn and the National Science Foundation (NSF)

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