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Testing the Limits of Crowdsourcing

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Summary Mechanical Turks is becoming popular where simple crowdsourced tasks is concerned. Now Journalists want to test how Mturkers would perform if they were given an article and have to write short articles on it. The challenge is beig set forth through the project "My Boss is Robot". Various tasks will be broken down into digestible ones and given to Mturkers to solve to arrive at the final product.
Description There are a lot of changes that are taking places in the way journalism is being approached and "My Boss is Robot" may just set the pace of new changes. The end results from the experiment has shown that collective collaboration has the capability of producing something with quality. This is contrary to many believed--especially where article writing and copywriting is concerned.

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