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== Attend a Panel to Hear from Workers and Requesters ==
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== Attend a panel to hear from workers and requesters ==
  
=== Deliverable ===
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'''Report on some of the observations you gathered during the panel.'''
  
Report on some of the observations you gathered during the panel.
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== Reading others' insights ==
 
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== Reading Others' Insights ==
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=== Worker perspective: Being a Turker  ===
 
=== Worker perspective: Being a Turker  ===
  
1) What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
2) What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
 
=== Worker perspective: Turkopticon ===
 
=== Worker perspective: Turkopticon ===
  
1) What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
2) What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
 
=== Requester perspective: Crowdsourcing User Studies with Mechanical Turk ===
 
=== Requester perspective: Crowdsourcing User Studies with Mechanical Turk ===
  
1) What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
2) What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
 
=== Requester perspective: The Need for Standardization in Crowdsourcing ===
 
=== Requester perspective: The Need for Standardization in Crowdsourcing ===
  
1) What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
2) What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
 
=== Both perspectives: A Plea to Amazon: Fix Mechanical Turk ===
 
=== Both perspectives: A Plea to Amazon: Fix Mechanical Turk ===
  
1) What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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* '''What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
 
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2) What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be are strongly implied but not explicit.
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== Do Needfinding by Browsing MTurk-related forums, blogs, Reddit, etc ==
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List out the observations you made while doing your fieldwork. Links to examples (posts / threads) would be extremely helpful.
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== Synthesize the Needs You Found ==
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List out your most salient and interesting needs for workers, and for requesters. Please back up each one with evidence: at least one observation, and ideally an interpretation as well.
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* '''What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.'''
  
=== Worker Needs ===
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== Do needfinding by browsing MTurk-related forums, blogs, Reddit, etc. ==
  
A set of bullet points summarizing the needs of workers.
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'''List out the observations you made while doing your fieldwork. Links to examples (posts/threads) would be extremely helpful.'''
  
* Example: Workers need to be respected by their employers. Evidence: Sanjay said in the worker panel that he wrote an angry email to a requester who mass-rejected his work. Interpretation: this wasn't actually about the money; it was about the disregard for Sanjay's work ethic.
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== Synthesis ==
  
=== Requester Needs ===
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'''List out your most salient and interesting needs for workers and requesters. Please back up each one with evidence: at least one observation, and ideally an interpretation as well.'''
  
A set of bullet points summarizing the needs of requesters.
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=== Worker needs ===
  
* Example: requesters need to trust the results they get from workers. Evidence: In this thread on Reddit (linked), a requester is struggling to know which results to use and which ones to reject or re-post for more data. Interpretation: it's actually quite difficult for requesters to know whether 1) a worker tried hard but the question was unclear or very difficult or an edge case, or 2) a worker wasn't really putting in a best effort.
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=== Requester needs ===

Revision as of 19:53, 18 January 2016

Attend a panel to hear from workers and requesters

Report on some of the observations you gathered during the panel.

Reading others' insights

Worker perspective: Being a Turker

  • What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.
  • What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.

Worker perspective: Turkopticon

  • What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.
  • What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.

Requester perspective: Crowdsourcing User Studies with Mechanical Turk

  • What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.
  • What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.

Requester perspective: The Need for Standardization in Crowdsourcing

  • What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.
  • What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.

Both perspectives: A Plea to Amazon: Fix Mechanical Turk

  • What observations about workers can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.
  • What observations about requesters can you draw from the readings? Include any that may be strongly implied but not explicit.

Do needfinding by browsing MTurk-related forums, blogs, Reddit, etc.

List out the observations you made while doing your fieldwork. Links to examples (posts/threads) would be extremely helpful.

Synthesis

List out your most salient and interesting needs for workers and requesters. Please back up each one with evidence: at least one observation, and ideally an interpretation as well.

Worker needs

Requester needs