3. Peer Production and Sharing

From Yochai Benkler - Wealth of Networks
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Table of Contents
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Content

Summary

Sources

Sources cited in the chapter

Other relevant readings

Case Studies

Supporting examples

Amazon Mechanical Turk
Could be considered micro-outsourcing, allows API access to human effort. Also see Turkwatch for an overview of recent MTurk projects

Counter-examples

Indeterminate Examples (in progress)

Mycroft
UCB iSchool research project, a generalization of ClickWorkers by utilizing a few seconds of web surfer's abilities to collaboratively solve large problems, without leaving the page. Currently focusing on Wikipedia image tagging and Project Gutenberg.

Key Concepts