These are my rants about what is happening in the world, technology, computing, and the Internet.
Friday, October 28, 2011
Riley Crane: Crowdsource win
Riley Crane, a postdoctoral fellow at the MIT Media Lab, found out about the DARPA Red Balloon Challenge four days before it started (find ten balloons placed in ten different locations around the country). Four days, eight hours, and 52 minutes later his team had won the competition. Watch him talk about how they did it and the challenges they encountered in the process.