Top Tools and Workforce Tips to Scale Your Video Annotation

“[Video] data annotation is super labor-intensive. Each hour of data collected takes almost 800 human hours to annotate. How are you going to scale that?” -Sameep Tandon, CEO of Drive.ai, an ...

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6 Tedious Tasks You Can Crowdsource

Deep inside of many organizations lies digital work that is routine, repetitive and incredibly tedious...but also critically important. For some businesses, this work is core to their customer ...

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Amazon Mechanical Turk Doubles & Quadruples Fees - What Does It Mean for your Business?

Amazon recently announced that their Mechanical Turk online work platform will be changing their commission structure for requesters. Fees will be doubled across the board from 10% to 20% of the ...

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4 Ways to Scale Your Startup

An Era for Startups: While success for startups is far from assured, resources are widely available and barriers to entry have never been lower. Whether that be access to capital through crowdfunding ...

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Crowdsourcing Work and the Paradox of Trust

The very idea that a business can leverage a massive crowd to work for pennies on the dollar compared to full time employees is irresistible. Dreams of a massive crowd working on your business day ...

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3 Ways to Make Smarter Software

This is a guest post by Lauren Maffeo. Lauren loves travel, running, and the written word. She oversees content strategy at Aha! -- the world's #1 product roadmap software. Previously, she has earned ...

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CloudFactory Raises $3 Million To Build Human-Powered Services into Software Platforms

DURHAM, N.C., October 10, 2014 – CloudFactory, a distributed labor platform melding human and machine intelligence, today announced it has raised $3 million in a Series A offering led by VRBO founder ...

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What can the movie Office Space teach us about crowdsourcing?

The term worker efficiency is one of those not-so-sexy, but massive advantages of cloud labor for businesses versus traditional employee structures, but what does worker efficiency actually mean?

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Crowdsourcing Landscape [INFOGRAPHIC]

The term "Crowdsourcing" which was coined by Jeff Howe in 2006 in Wired Magazine is now becoming a mainstream business. Today crowdsourcing is a billion dollar industry and is being used by several ...

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Great ingredients + Great recipe + Great chef = Crowdsourcing success

Living overseas in a developing country has brought a lot of new challenges and changes for our family. One of them is how we cook and prepare our meals, there just isn't a lot of frozen, canned and ...

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