Sunday, October 15, 2006
Computers: Amazon Turk
Amazon Magical Turk. Hard to explain except this is the artificial artificial intelligence side of an Amazon API that lets a program ask a human for the answer. Brilliant.
Sheep Market is one of the clever results. But after taking a look at the available tasks and the prices, I find that the Turk movement probably isn't ready for primetime. In fact, one blog quote a found said it was more like a crossword puzzle -- idle amusement, rather than a potential income.