A few months ago The Economist invited me to a panel at their Ideas Economy conference in California to discuss the limitations of crowdsourcing. The host was Vijay Vaitheeswaran who moderated a discussion with Kiva’s Premal Shah and myself. Most of the conversation is around crowdfunding and micro-lending but there are a few bits around Ushahidi and SwiftRiver (where I was working at the time).
Here is a clip. You can find the rest at Fora.TV but unfortunately its behind a paywall.