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The Lawsuit That Could Help Undo (or Cement) Crowdsourcing in the U.S.
Cloud Labor

A lawsuit filed in a federal court against leading cloud labor platform Crowdflower challenges an assumption that is at the very foundation of crowdsourcing, at least in the United States.

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Eric MackJan 07, 2013 12:00 pm GMT12101 views
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ScriptLance
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

ScriptLance is a freelance marketplace that uses a reverse auction system to help buyers find programmers and designers to outsource their projects. Freelancers place bids on projects posted by...

Carl EspostiOct 07, 2010 09:51 pm GMT0 views
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Gigwalk
site Cloud Labor / Micro-tasks

Gigwalk turn iPhones into a second paycheck and instantly connect businesses to the talented Gigwalk community workforce to do Gigs using the Gigwalk iPhone App. The Gigwalk mobile workforce is...

Tonya Van Dijk May 07, 2011 03:16 pm GMT0 views
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Gigwalk
Fiverr
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

The place for people to share things they're willing to do for $5

Conor CusackJun 09, 2011 02:33 am GMT0 views
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Newspepper
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

Newspepper offers guaranteed high standard of quality by fully trained and professional freelancers in video, photography and blogging services.

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 21, 2011 12:10 pm GMT0 views
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Newspepper
Codeur
site Cloud Labor / Freelance Platforms

Codeur.com is a service of linkage between project developers and sellers of services. The project leader defines its needs, and vendor service make proposals which outline are visible to all. In...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 25, 2011 05:34 am GMT0 views
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Codeur
CrowdFlower: Automated Quality Assurance
Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

 

Are there mechanisms that reach deeper into the economic system, which make crowdsourcing solutions truly indispensable? Lukas Biewald is convinced of this. What is the reason behind the rapid success of the business practice of crowdsourcing? "Companies aren’t doing it because it is cheaper, but also because its better," said Biewald at CrowdConvention last week. Click here for German.

 

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Frank PuscherJun 25, 2011 10:37 am GMT0 views
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The Real Minimum Wage
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Some Americans settled for a shockingly low 25 cents an hour—while counterparts in nations like India and the Philippines expected multiples more. Of course, the results also partly reflect how...

Fritz SchaeferJun 28, 2011 01:40 am GMT0 views
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The Real Minimum Wage
How CrowdFlower powers crowdsourced labor
document Cloud Labor

One important thing CrowdFlower brings to the party today is that they’re the organizers behind the biggest crowdsourcing gathering around: CrowdConf, to be held Nov. 1-2 at the Mission Bay...

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 30, 2011 10:35 pm GMT0 views
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How CrowdFlower powers crowdsourced labor
How organizations can use CrowdFlower
video Cloud Labor

Mollie Allick, director of PR and events for CrowdFlower, where they take large datasets and break them down into small tasks and distribute them to a labor force across the Internet.

Tim SatterthwaiteJun 30, 2011 10:53 pm GMT0 views
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How organizations can use CrowdFlower
CrowdFlower Challenges Yelp: It’s a Nerd-Off
blog Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

According to Crowdflower Yelp’s project struggled to meet enterprise accuracy standards not because of a lack of brains or a lack of good contributors but in part because the Yelp team did not have...

Tim SatterthwaiteJul 30, 2011 11:12 pm GMT0 views
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CrowdFlower Challenges Yelp: It’s a Nerd-Off
Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream with University Certification Course
document Cloud Labor

The advertised benefits for students include the knowledge to “design scalable applications that minimize local storage and processing”, besides becoming “an expert in cloud computing concepts...

Benjamin FosselAug 16, 2011 02:04 pm GMT0 views
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Cloud Computing Goes Mainstream with University Certification Course
The future of work? Hiring yourself out online.
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge

Here are some startups that offer self-service labor: 1. TaskRabbit is a marketplace for people and tasks, it allows individuals to post jobs they need doing and find others who are happy to...

Rebecca GutierrezAug 21, 2011 03:50 am GMT0 views
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The future of work? Hiring yourself out online.
expertcloud.de
site Cloud Labor / Expert-tasks

expertcloud.de GmbH [German] provides website operating as a virtual call center. Expertcloud.de provides solutions for the limitations of traditional call centers through their pool of short-term...

Archenette EvangelioAug 27, 2011 12:46 pm GMT0 views
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Freelancer.com Celebrates $100m in Freelancer Earnings
document Cloud Labor

SYDNEY: August 29, 2011 – Freelancer.com, the world’s largest outsourcing marketplace, today announced that the site has passed $100 million in user earnings. Freelancer.com CEO Matt Barrie...

Saif BonarAug 29, 2011 01:56 pm GMT0 views
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Freelancer.com Celebrates $100m in Freelancer Earnings
Getting Started in Crowdsourcing – 7 Sites to Consider
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

Crowdsourcing isn’t anything to be afraid of.Using the power of many you can really get things done. It is good to give out, tasks that you know that you are not very much perfect in doing them....

Tim SatterthwaiteSep 24, 2011 02:00 pm GMT0 views
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Getting Started in Crowdsourcing – 7 Sites to Consider
Why You Should Hire E-lancers
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Ambitious entrepreneurs can always build out that landscaping service or car-detailing shop when the economy rebounds. Meanwhile, worker-bee networks are a way to monetize skills at a time when...

Fiona MaresSep 28, 2011 01:32 am GMT0 views
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Why You Should Hire E-lancers
Crowdsourcing links piecework with freelancers competing to work for pennies
document Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Unveiled by Amazon in 2005, Mechanical Turk is a granddaddy among crowdsourcing sites. The site is named after an 18th century chess-playing “robot” eventually unmasked as a human chess master...

Fritz SchaeferOct 19, 2011 07:34 am GMT0 views
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Crowdsourcing links piecework with freelancers competing to work for pennies
Fancy Hands
site Cloud Labor / Micro-tasks

Fancy Hands is a team of personal assistants ready to work for you right now. You should focus on what's important, and let the team focus on the rest. Fancy Hands works in 3 ways:...

Archenette EvangelioNov 01, 2011 08:53 am GMT0 views
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Fancy Hands
Crowdsourcing is not an Industry
blog Cloud Labor, Distributed Knowledge, Tools

While there needs to be standards developed to do things like protect people’s rights as new ways of working are developed, crowdsourcing is not an industry. Crowdsourcing is a tool. Instead...

Marco TorquatiNov 05, 2011 12:52 am GMT0 views
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Crowdsourcing is not an Industry
"Crowdspecting" is Crowdsourcing on Steroids
video Cloud Labor, Crowd Creativity, Tools

Crowdspecting is an innovative online service provided by WeGoLook.com which taps the power of crowd (crowdsourcing) to perform all types of physical onsite inspections (product, person, place,...

WeGoLookNov 08, 2011 03:03 pm GMT0 views
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