Crowdsourcing 101 — Pt. 1

What‘s the deal with crowdsourcing and why do I want to know?

Halida Astatin
Jan 6, 2018 · 8 min read
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7 billion minds in the world, lots (lots lots) of possibilities | Photo by Cory Schadt on Unsplash

So You’ve Never Heard of Crowdsourcing?

Airbnb

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Airbnb’s Mobile App (Image source)

Google Local Guide

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Quora

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I swear my feed is normally non-murder-related stuff

Let’s Talk Crowdfunding

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[Crystal Maiden voice] Every coin helps! | Image source

Creators

Supporters

Introducing: Microtasks

This has nothing to do with the company, Microtask, but their video does a good job explaining what a microtask is, so ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

Amazon Mechanical Turk

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Amazon Mechanical Turk interface — the first image is their current one (seriously), while the other one is the ~All New~ interface they’re finally rolling out after years of being stuck in the 90's
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The Very Challenging Handwriting, a HIT story


References


Rolling Glory Blog

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