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Human Flesh Search Engines: The Most Dangerous Game

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… after a two year old ) knows, nothing is scarier than cute kids.

The Human Flesh Search Engine (HFS) sounds awfully sinister. But far from being a deadly disease or a machine from the Saw series, it is simply a term used to describe searches that are conducted with the help of humans (as opposed to the ones carried out through a search engine like Google).

A tiger in the grass?

A good demonstration of the power of HFS is now known as the South China Tiger Event. In 2007 a tiger …

Tags: China community crowsourcing distributed work engines HFS search South China Tiger Event

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