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2011: a crowded year

Posted on by Tommaso De Benetti

… The packed schedule includes crowdsourcing A-listers such as Richard Lewis from Clickworker, Lukas Biewald from CrowdFlower, Pia Erkinheimo from Nokia, Jeff Howe from Wired, Carl Esposti from crowdsourcing.org and last but not least, Microtask’s own Dear Leader (“just call me CEO”) Ville Miettinen. Check out Crowdconvention.com for more details.

HCOMP 2011

The Human Computation Workshop is this year’s third go-to industry event. HCOMP 2011 kicks off around August …

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Crowdconvention 2011: a designer’s tale

Posted on by Harry Seppala

… via online action and discussion forums (like the one promoted by The Daily Crowdsource ).

Lukas “ Crowdflower ” Biewald delivered a thought-provoking dataset on the effectiveness of using multiple workers per task to improve accuracy. The prize for best-looking presentation definitely goes to Carl Esposti, founder of crowdsourcing.org. The gray-haired guru gave a visually beautiful talk on the different areas of crowdsourcing (crowd funding, cloud labor, open innovation etc) and …

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