Tag Archives: Adobe Photoshop


For a fistful of dollars: the weird and wonderful world of Fiverr

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… for just $5. Some of these micro-services are straightforward: send in a portrait for a Photoshop makeover (guaranteed to reverse all 7 signs of aging); get some much-needed Likes for a barren Facebook page about hamsters. Other users are a bit more creative (though I do worry a little about this user’s diet).

Here at Microtask we’re always eager to give the crowd a chance. Armed with $50, we decided to find out exactly what money can buy. Ready?

Gangsta-tasks

Every …

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The secrets of Digitalkoot: Lessons learned crowdsourcing data entry to 50,000 people (for free)

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

As many of you will know, a few months ago Microtask and the National Library of Finland launched a project called Digitalkoot . Being the first Microtask-powered public service, Digitalkoot was a huge test for our crowdsourcing platform, the use of volunteers to complete microtasks, our ideas about gamification and rewards , and basically us as decent, upstanding …

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