Tag Archives: Magic
June 13, 2012
… the old fashioned type (a trendsetter maybe?). Read on bearing this in mind.
My main vice is Magic: the Gathering, a role-play card game where players are magically-dueling wizards. The only game pieces are cards which represent classical magic spells like fire blasts and enchantments. Like I said, I’m a geek.
What does this have to do with crowdsourcing? Well, about 10 years ago, the company that makes this game turned to its fans the players, and for the first time said “ …
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August 21, 2012
… engineers managed to triumph over the traditional impediments to document processing. Enjoy the magic of cinema, and give us some social media love!
March 28, 2012
… the world. Hopefully their next campaign will avoid controversy by letting the crowd work their magic, and be even bigger.Africa, crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, Facebook, google, Invisible Children, Joseph Kony, Kony, Kony 2012, microtask, microwork, Uganda | Leave a comment
March 21, 2012
… The combination of a crowd and a well-designed framework for them to operate in is when the magic of crowd labor really occurs. Like Voltron, we’re more powerful when we join together, but someone always needs to be the head.crowdfunding, crowdsourcing, Hertwig, List of cognitive biases, microtask, microwork, Ralph Hertwig, Rick Santorum, Tennis, Thomas Carlyle, Wikipedia | Leave a comment
February 23, 2012
… however, our friends at CrowdControl have begun to tear down our carefully cultivated air of magic and mystery with new research on the demographics of digital labor (I can handle losing a little mystique, but nobody better go anywhere near my special Microtask wizard’s hat). Some of the results do not make pleasant reading for traditional employers.
The research found that nearly 75% of those surveyed have a job outside of their Turk work and 21% perform tasks while at another …
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