Get experience being both a worker and a requester on current platforms Worker: Make at least $1 Requester: work with at least 20 workers (tasks) —> either: if you have funds, get real workers to do it. —> or: post on sandbox and recruit some friends TODO: let’s figure out what the signup procedure is these days Requester: give a few examples…transcribe audio, extract info from web site, anything you want If you can’t get in, there are other platforms: Microworkers, crowd flower.
Choose one of: TaskRabbit/oDesk/GalaxyZoo. Explore. If you’re inspired, get a job. We expect 30-45min.
Submit: attach CSV of results
Read: my half-day as an MTurker Read: MobileWorks, mClerk, txtEagle, (flash teams?) Submit: what do you like about these systems? What don’t you like?
Submit: reflect on your experience as a worker. reflect on your experience as a requester. write up short reflections: what did you like? what did you hate?