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Microtask Nominated as a Red Herring TOP 100 Europe Winner
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Microtask has developed an advanced platform that utilizes crowdsourcing for repetitive routine tasks which can be performed in a secure and cost effective way. Earlier this year, Microtask with...

Rebecca GutierrezMay 28, 2011 01:15 am GMT1851 views
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Microtask Nominated as a Red Herring TOP 100 Europe Winner
microtask
site 

Microtask enables seamless, real-time and scalable on-demand outsourcing. Their service is based on proprietary service platform, which automatically divides assignments into tasks, distributes...

Carl EspostiOct 08, 2010 10:58 pm GMT3097 views
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Over 25 000 People Have Completed Microtasks in Microtask's Pilot
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Microtask's project with the National Finnish Library leverages crowdsourcing to enable lots of people complete small tasks in helping overcome larger projects. The current project's goal...

Archenette EvangelioMar 17, 2011 10:02 am GMT1689 views
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Over 25 000 People Have Completed Microtasks in Microtask's Pilot
Microtasking Advocacy and Humanitarian Response in Somalia
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation, Tools

There are several advantages in using microtasking solutions for advocacy and humanitarian purposes. The first is that the tasks can easily be streamlined and distributed far and wide. Secondly,...

Fiona MaresOct 28, 2011 03:03 am GMT2358 views
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Microtasking Advocacy and Humanitarian Response in Somalia
Microtask Wins Red Herring Global 100 Award
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"We have mashed up the document processing industry with crowdsourcing and turned some traditional business processes on their heads," said Ville Miettinen, CEO of Microtask. "What...

Jason RobbinsDec 15, 2011 01:55 am GMT2650 views
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Microtask Wins Red Herring Global 100 Award
Microtask Introduction
video Open Innovation, Tools

Microtask is able to process over 1 billion tasks per day.

Tonya Van Dijk Dec 13, 2010 09:21 pm GMT5359 views
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Microtask Introduction
Crowdconvention 2011: a designer’s tale
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

The atmosphere at this year’s Crowdconvention – proudly co-sponsored by Microtask – was open and friendly. Companies were surprisingly willing to share information on topics ranging from...

Fritz SchaeferJun 28, 2011 02:56 am GMT1762 views
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Crowdconvention 2011: a designer’s tale
Microtask Selected to Rule the Globe
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In Red Herring's official statement, "Microtask has performed exceptionally in its field and strongly deserves to be singled out as one of the Red Herring Global Finalists. At this...

Claire MackayNov 21, 2011 10:29 pm GMT912 views
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Microtask Selected to Rule the Globe
Ephesoft Announces Technology Alliance with Microtask By Javor Plazar on Mar 1, 2012 in Featured, Technology News, United States
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“Microtask’s technology connects real human vision, crowdsourced instantanteously from anywhere in the world, to augment Ephesoft’s OCR capabilities. This way Ephesoft can solve the challenges of...

Claire MackayMar 01, 2012 10:40 am GMT2216 views
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Ephesoft Announces Technology Alliance with Microtask By Javor Plazar on Mar 1, 2012 in Featured, Technology News, United States
Crowdsourcing specific microtasks
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Helsinki (and SF) based Microtask, founded by Computer Graphics (CG) and Computer Vision (CV) veterans, has chosen to focus in a few areas where CG and CV are relevant. Aside from speech...

Carl EspostiNov 08, 2010 03:52 am GMT7199 views
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Crowdsourcing specific microtasks
National Library of Finland Launches Europe’s First National e-Program for Crowdsourced Archive Digitization with Microtask
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

Provided by Microtask, the National Library of Finland’s e-program consists of two online games. The online gaming experience provides both entertainment and the opportunity to contribute to the...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 09, 2011 11:19 am GMT3204 views
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National Library of Finland Launches Europe’s First National e-Program for Crowdsourced Archive Digitization with Microtask
The secrets of Digitalkoot: Lessons learned crowdsourcing data entry to 50,000 people (for free)
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Although Digitalkoot has run extremely well, there is a lot that the project can be improved on, such as the following: - minimize redundancy while checking the accuracy of tasks - be able...

Fritz SchaeferJun 17, 2011 06:56 am GMT3253 views
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The secrets of Digitalkoot: Lessons learned crowdsourcing data entry to 50,000 people (for free)
Microtasking: the Next Frontier in Government Work?
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The ability to quickly break large pieces of work into microtasks that can be performed by hundreds or thousands of others is one of the important business trends of our time. The examples listed...

Fritz SchaeferOct 13, 2011 06:23 am GMT2709 views
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Microtasking: the Next Frontier in Government Work?
Read all about it! Crowd makes the news
document Distributed Knowledge, Open Innovation

There are some areas, however, where microtasked journalism could have a real impact. In recent years, content farms have become an online phenomenon. Controversial but incredibly successful,...

Tonya Van Dijk Oct 15, 2011 10:04 pm GMT1530 views
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Read all about it! Crowd makes the news
Microtask Takes the (Red Herring) Cake
blog 

It’s official: Microtask won Red Herring’s Global 100 award for 2011 - joining the ranks of companies like Google, Skype, Baidu, Salesforce.com, YouTube, eBay and many others.

Archenette EvangelioDec 22, 2011 09:34 am GMT1996 views
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Microtask Takes the (Red Herring) Cake
Space Peas and Holy Toast: Why Pattern Recognition is Humanity’s Killer App
document Distributed Knowledge

The Galaxy Zoo crowd’s ability to notice unexpected anomalies shows where human pattern recognition is supreme. A computer would not have noticed the peas, as they were not part of the focal...

Tonya Van Dijk Feb 15, 2012 02:45 pm GMT1203 views
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Space Peas and Holy Toast: Why Pattern Recognition is Humanity’s Killer App
Viespar.ro
site Cloud Labor / Micro-tasks

Using a distributed workforce of 90.000+ members, Viespar.ro provides clients with high-quality, cost-effective results at unprecedented speed. We provide managed crowdsourcing solutions to...

Mihai VinatoruMay 21, 2013 11:34 am GMT944 views
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What Makes a Good Microtask?
article 

A microtask is only the tip of the crowdsourcing iceberg. In most cases, a microtask will be part of a larger workflow of several microtasks. Whatever that business, it will ultimately succeed...

Luis Enrique MoralesAug 09, 2013 03:14 am GMT1084 views
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What Makes a Good Microtask?
Mobile Phones, Microtasking and the Democratization of Disaster Relief
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Previously Meier had organized crowdsourcing efforts with a global volunteer task force of nearly 1,000. Those volunteers however couldn’t just sit down and go—they had to be trained first. Meier...

Jayne AnnOct 08, 2013 02:06 am GMT738 views
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Mobile Phones, Microtasking and the Democratization of Disaster Relief
When the Assembly Line Moves Online
document Crowd Creativity, Distributed Knowledge

Microtask, a start-up company in Finland, has come up with the software that delivers such tasks. The company offers to take on “dull, repetitive work” — like digitizing paper forms or business...

Tonya Van Dijk Dec 13, 2010 08:39 pm GMT3453 views
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When the Assembly Line Moves Online
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