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Emoji Dick Soft Cover By Fred Benenson
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Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji. Each of the book's approximately 10,000 sentences has been translated... More > three times by a Amazon Mechanical Turk worker. These results have been voted upon by another set of workers, and the most popular version of each sentence has been selected for inclusion in this book. In total, over eight hundred people spent approximately 3,795,980 seconds working to create this book. Each worker was paid five cents per translation and two cents per vote per translation. The funds to pay the Amazon Turk workers and print the initial run of this book were raised from eighty-three people over the course of thirty days using the funding platform Kickstarter.< Less
Emoji Dick Hard Cover By Fred Benenson
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*THIS IS THE HARD COVER COLOR LASER VERSION* Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji. Each of the book's... More > approximately 10,000 sentences has been translated three times by a Amazon Mechanical Turk worker. These results have been voted upon by another set of workers, and the most popular version of each sentence has been selected for inclusion in this book. In total, over eight hundred people spent approximately 3,795,980 seconds working to create this book. Each worker was paid five cents per translation and two cents per vote per translation. The funds to pay the Amazon Turk workers and print the initial run of this book were raised from eighty-three people over the course of thirty days using the funding platform Kickstarter.< Less
Emoji Dick Soft Cover By Fred Benenson
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Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji. Each of the book's approximately 10,000 sentences has been translated... More > three times by a Amazon Mechanical Turk worker. These results have been voted upon by another set of workers, and the most popular version of each sentence has been selected for inclusion in this book. In total, over eight hundred people spent approximately 3,795,980 seconds working to create this book. Each worker was paid five cents per translation and two cents per vote per translation. The funds to pay the Amazon Turk workers and print the initial run of this book were raised from eighty-three people over the course of thirty days using the funding platform Kickstarter.< Less
Emoji Dick Hard Cover By Fred Benenson
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*THIS IS THE HARD COVER COLOR LASER VERSION* Emoji Dick is a crowd sourced and crowd funded translation of Herman Melville's Moby Dick into Japanese emoticons called emoji. Each of the book's... More > approximately 10,000 sentences has been translated three times by a Amazon Mechanical Turk worker. These results have been voted upon by another set of workers, and the most popular version of each sentence has been selected for inclusion in this book. In total, over eight hundred people spent approximately 3,795,980 seconds working to create this book. Each worker was paid five cents per translation and two cents per vote per translation. The funds to pay the Amazon Turk workers and print the initial run of this book were raised from eighty-three people over the course of thirty days using the funding platform Kickstarter.< Less
Yes, You Can: The People's Inaugural Address Project By Lifebushido
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To mark the inauguration of Barrack Obama as our 44th President, Lifebushido has compiled and published Yes, You Can: Inaugural Speeches from the People, a selection of speeches submitted online to... More > Amazon.com’s Mechanical Turk and Slate Magazine by average Americans who tried their hand at writing the inaugural address for the new president. Produced in only 10 days, the book both chronicles an amazing exhibit of public sentiment and showcases the unique business services offered by LIfebushido.< Less
Coffee Stories - Draft Version By Lifebushido
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This manuscript includes short stories regarding individual experiences in coffee shops across the nation and around the world. The stories were contributed by individual on Amazon's Mechanical Turk... More > and are represented here in their unedited version. If you are interested in helping turn this material into a completed book or just have comments, please contact us at aboutus@lifebushido.com.< Less
Original Copies By Clement Valla
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Digital technologies are not simply new tools to create and distribute copies of things; they also enable new social relationships through which people produce multiples. This thesis explores two... More > examples of such digital systems: outsourcing paintings to the Chinese oil paintings industry, and crowdsourcing drawings using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk. Looking carefully at these socio-technical systems —which are both unique and underexamined in the art world—raises a number of interesting questions about authorship and human/computer relationships. This thesis does not propose to answer these questions, but the projects described are an attempt to explore the implications of these systems in various ways.< Less
Original Copies By Clement Valla
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Digital technologies are not simply new tools to create and distribute copies of things; they also enable new social relationships through which people produce multiples. This thesis explores two... More > examples of such digital systems: outsourcing paintings to the Chinese oil paintings industry, and crowdsourcing drawings using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk. Looking carefully at these socio-technical systems —which are both unique and underexamined in the art world—raises a number of interesting questions about authorship and human/computer relationships. This thesis does not propose to answer these questions, but the projects described are an attempt to explore the implications of these systems in various ways.< Less
Social Media Revenue By Laurel Papworth
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22 different revenue streams in online communities and social networks. Using examples including Etsy, LinkedIn, Wikipedia, SMS social networks, CafePress, Zazzle, Groupon, Spreets, Twitter,... More > Facebook, Ning, Foursquare, Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, iPad “free” apps, Facebook Banks and Redbubble this book explores how social networks make money. Whether you host a community, are a member of one or wish to be a commercial client accessing an online social network, this book will expose many social media revenue possibilities. Online Community managers, entrepreneurs, small and large business, government and not for profits will benefit from this workbook on how tribes online trade, do commerce and value social media.< Less
Why Are You Here - Right Now? - YRUHRN By One Thousand People, Created by Ishidos
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An emerging global project, YRUHRN, created the first book designed, written, edited, marketed, and published using the wisdom of crowds involving over 1,000 people. YRUHRN is based on people... More > answering the question, “Why Are You Here – Right Now” via the Amazon service, Mechanical Turk. When a man having coffee decided to post a question on an internet site, interesting things began to unfold. The question was, “Why Are You Here – Right Now?” Over 500 people answered the question for the price of a penny. When the man emailed people to ask if they would be interested in making this book, the response was positive and the energy was contagious. About 20 of these stay at home moms, artists, and professionals formed a team, the Ishidos. They agreed to donate one third of profits to help children affected by Hurricane Katrina, created a website at www.yruhrn.com, then set out to create the book. “Why Are You Here – Right Now?”< Less