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Crowdsourcing global development: working theories

Posted on by Ville Miettinen

What do Madonna, the Chinese Government and crowdsourcing all have in common? Answer: a complex and sometimes controversial relationship with the developing world.

Take the much quoted statistic that 33% of workers on Mechanical Turk are located in India. It sounds impressive, right? Thousands of people in a developing country using Mechanical Turk to earn some much needed extra rupees. But according …

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