"The Give Work iPhone app takes tasks (created by real companies) and sends it to iPhone users who volunteer to complete them. Meanwhile, workers in a Kenyan refugee camp perform the same tasks using CrowdFlower's regular web interface. In essence, Kenyan refugees work to increase the accuracy of the results provided by the army of volunteer iPhone mechanical turks. In a previous post on Mechanical Turk Best Practices, I highlighted recent research that suggested that for a large set of tasks, the aggregate work of 4-6 turks compare favorably with a single (domain) expert."
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