WHAT IS THE 5 DOLLAR DATA PROJECT?
How much data can ya get for 5 bucks
using amazon’s mechanical turk service?
what the hell is that?
A web service that allows you to assign
human interface tasks, or HITS to real
people who will then complete these task
for real money.
WHO ARE THESE PEOPLE?
Stay at home moms, people working on lunch
breaks, average joe’s, you really don’t know.
why do they do this?
It’s money. Most of the tasks on AMT are basic
- look at an image and give keywords to help
train a computer how to look at images for
- ﬁnd search results on the web, give a human
perspective to teach a computer