The crowd is ready to work. It started as so many times with some 16 / 17 year old NET GEN people, Not accepting or perhaps just not knowing on how it has been done the last 100 years and how it should never have changed (as they might have been told in class). They just wanted to make money, but all they had was an idea and some technical skills to build a simple website, Today they are multiple millionaires, just some 3 years later .
Threadless .com This hipster company prints T-shirts with designs submitted to its Web site. It expects to earn $20 million in revenue this year. .com
One UK band used crowdsourcing and social networking to get back into the music business
Crowdsourcing" has, virtually overnight, generated huge buzz, enthusiasm, and fear. It's the application of the open-source idea to any field outside of software, taking a function performed by people in an organization, such as reporting done by journalists, research and product development by scientists, or design of a T-shirt, for example, and, in effect, "outsourcing" it through an open-air broadcast on the Internet. Crowdsourcing has already had a huge impact on big companies like Procter & Gamble, as well as start-ups like Threadless.com, which rapidly became the third largest T-shirt maker in the United States. The fuel sparking the crowdsourcing flame is the potent combination of more highly educated people working in fields other than those in which they were trained with the greatest mechanism for distributing knowledge and information the world has ever seen: the Internet.