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== Experience the life of a Worker on Mechanical Turk ==
 
== Experience the life of a Worker on Mechanical Turk ==
  
Reflect on your experience as a worker on Mechanical Turk.  
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I tried hands on Amazon Mechanical Turk Developer sandbox because of its __ and restriction-free access across nations.
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It is a simulated environment that allows users to test their applications and perform HITs[Human Intelligence Tasks].
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Being a testing platform, it does not allow transfer of funds outside the sandbox. I completed a total of 21 tasks and managed to earn 2.10 USD. Below is a screenshot of my dashboard from worker account at MTurk.
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[[File:nalinc_workerAccount@MTurkSandbox.png]]
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I attempted the tasks among following categories:
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* Find the Hotel Name Address for Given URL
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* Find the correct(valid) url
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* Find the website address for restaurant
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* Tagging of an Image
  
 
What did you like?  
 
What did you like?  
  
 
What did you dislike?
 
What did you dislike?
 
[[File:nalinc_workerAccount@MTurkSandbox.png]]
 
  
 
== Experience the life of a Requester on Mechanical Turk ==
 
== Experience the life of a Requester on Mechanical Turk ==
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Reflect on your experience as a requester on Mechanical Turk. What did you like? What did you dislike? Also attach the CSV file generated when you download the HIT results.
 
Reflect on your experience as a requester on Mechanical Turk. What did you like? What did you dislike? Also attach the CSV file generated when you download the HIT results.
 
If you're from outside the USA and unable to access MTurk, you can try the [https://requester.mturk.com/developer/sandbox MTurk requester sandbox], or [http://www.crowdflower.com/ CrowdFlower] or [https://microworkers.com/ Microworkers] or [http://www.clickworker.com/en Clickworker]
 
If you're from outside the USA and unable to access MTurk, you can try the [https://requester.mturk.com/developer/sandbox MTurk requester sandbox], or [http://www.crowdflower.com/ CrowdFlower] or [https://microworkers.com/ Microworkers] or [http://www.clickworker.com/en Clickworker]
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csv file of results:
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[[File:Batch_119356_batch_results.csv]]
  
 
== Explore alternative crowd-labor markets ==
 
== Explore alternative crowd-labor markets ==

Revision as of 10:03, 16 January 2016

This page is intended to serve for Winter Milestone 1 submission by user @nalinc[1]. Do not edit this directly

Experience the life of a Worker on Mechanical Turk

I tried hands on Amazon Mechanical Turk Developer sandbox because of its __ and restriction-free access across nations. It is a simulated environment that allows users to test their applications and perform HITs[Human Intelligence Tasks]. Being a testing platform, it does not allow transfer of funds outside the sandbox. I completed a total of 21 tasks and managed to earn 2.10 USD. Below is a screenshot of my dashboard from worker account at MTurk.

Nalinc workerAccount@MTurkSandbox.png

I attempted the tasks among following categories:

  • Find the Hotel Name Address for Given URL
  • Find the correct(valid) url
  • Find the website address for restaurant
  • Tagging of an Image

What did you like?

What did you dislike?

Experience the life of a Requester on Mechanical Turk

Reflect on your experience as a requester on Mechanical Turk. What did you like? What did you dislike? Also attach the CSV file generated when you download the HIT results. If you're from outside the USA and unable to access MTurk, you can try the MTurk requester sandbox, or CrowdFlower or Microworkers or Clickworker

csv file of results: File:Batch 119356 batch results.csv

Explore alternative crowd-labor markets

Compare and contrast the crowd-labor market you just explored (TaskRabbit/oDesk/GalaxyZoo) to Mechanical Turk.

Readings

MobileWorks

  • What do you like about the system / what are its strengths?
  • What do you think can be improved about the system?

Daemo

  • What do you like about the system / what are its strengths?
  • What do you think can be improved about the system?

Flash Teams

  • What do you like about the system / what are its strengths?
  • What do you think can be improved about the system?

Milestone Contributors

Author: @nalinc