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2008

Amazon Mechanical Turk
·129 words·1 min
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I had skimmed over descriptions of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, which is actually a people powered research system, but this is the first time I’ve given it a good look. You can submit HITs (Human Intelligence Tasks, i.

2007

Amazon Kindle: Reviewing The Tech Community's Whipping Boy
·1611 words·8 mins
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If you are a reader of tech blogs, you will have no doubt noticed the thorough savaging that the Amazon Kindle has been receiving at the hands of many prominent technology pundits like Michael Arrington and Robert Scoble, as well as podcasts, including the crew at TWiT and Buzz Out Loud.