collaborative cloud

Local Motors: Building a community, and cars, in the cloud

A new kind of car manufacturer relies on the cloud to keep its virtual community of designers in sync If you’ve heard of Local Motors, it may be because of an audacious stunt the company pulled at Detroit’s North American International Auto Show in January, using a giant 3-D printer to print a car called […]

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Brian Alvey: The real creative cloud is made of people

Over two decades, serial entrepreneur Brian Alvey has helped start more than a half-dozen companies, from an early blog network that included Engadget and Autoblog, to his just-launched crowdfunding platform, Recurrency. Along the way, he’s helped pioneer the concept of cloud-based collaborative content-management systems with Crowd Fusion and its successor, Ceros, where he still holds […]

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