Bayern2: The emergence of the digital working class

January 12, 2014
Crowdwork Bayern2 – Radio broadcast about “Crowdwork”
Outsourcing is a well-known concept. A further development of the idea is known as crowdsourcing. Work that was previously outsourced to low-wage countries is now going to people who are surfing the Internet: to the crowd. listen to the radio feature (in German)

Investment Alternativen: Interview with Marc Ahr, Managing Director of Clickworker

June 25, 2013
Crowdsourcing is on everyone’s lips and is already being regarded as a revolutionary development in business. Marc Ahr explains how the crowdsourcing plattorm clickworker.com works.
Mr. Ahr, please give us a brief explanation about how Clickworker works. read the interview… (in German)

e-commerce Magazin: Crowdsourcing – clickworkers implement company projects

June 18, 2013
Outsourcing to the crowd, the anonymous mass is the concept behind the neologism crowdsourcing. Amazon produces films with crowdsourcing, users can create their own shower gel for the drugstore brand DM, and the Lindner hotel chain wanted to enhance their hotel concept via crowdsourcing. However, Pepsi takes the cake this year: its “Crash the Superbowl” contest is looking for the funniest commercial. The winner receives $1,000,000. more… (in German)

DKultur: The cloud workers

April 29, 2013
Cloud computing – the next revolution in the world of employment – by Peter Kessen

A gigantic data cloud is gathering over working mankind. Cloud computing, the outsourcing of data, programs and services in and through enormous data centers is regarded as the coming revolution in the world of employment.
Listen to the radio feature (in German)

horads: Online jobs for students

April 19, 2013
Are you familiar with this feeling? At the beginning of term you are motivated and ready to put a lot of work into university. But how can you spur yourself on until the end of term? One new possibility could be crowdsourcing. What’s behind it? Listen to the radio interview (in German)