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Digital Media Creatives Climb On Crowdsourcing Bandwagon
When marketing people try to get other marketing people to work for free, they need to be very clever.by byrons / on Jan 31, 2011
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What’s New in Digital Scholarship: Gendered sourcing on Twitter and the allure of following the crowd
Editor’s note : There’s a lot of interesting academic research going on in digital media — but who has time to sift through all those journals and papers? Our friends at Journalist’s Resource , that’s who. JR is a project of the Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy at the Harvard ...1 week ago
According to a stress-at-work expert, "the characteristics of this type of job show increased risk of mental illness and physical illness." Amazon s working practices are coming under the spotlight after a BBC documentary sent an undercover reporter to work in one of its depots. Adam Littler, a 23-year-old ...2 weeks ago
Eight years ago, Amazon revolutionized the way companies could draw on human labor by creating its Mechanical Turk platform. With “MTurk,” as it is sometimes known, workers could be delivered the same way Amazon sold computing resources through its AWS division: on demand, via the cloud, and in a way that was ...3 weeks ago