Monday, January 08, 2007

MTurk Mentioned on MSN.com

The Mechanical Turk was mentioned in an article on MSN.com by Liz Pulliam Weston that talked about jobs you can do from home. As usual, they made MTurk sound like a great idea, but then pointed out the truth that most jobs there just don't pay very well.

Personally, I've been scanning the available hits every few weeks myself and there's just doesn't seem like there's much worth doing out there right now. Still no "killer apps," which has plagued the project since the beginning.

2 comments:

Laurianna said...

The article on MSN that you commented on, since you have it hyperlinked, is gaining more popularity. I don't know that it says anything about Mechanical Turkeys (lol), but I did read a lot about working from home. I would love to get a link to my Work at Home site on your blog as an alternative to those people who only write one article about the topic, and get numerous links to their pages, but do not understand how it really works because they have a job in an office!
If you are interested, let me know!

aser said...

Amazon Mechanical Turk is yet another way of aggregating service providers and buyers in one place 'online' where you can make money depending on your area of expertise. Business week mentions "people can offer payment for businesses and services that …
More, here:Amazon Mechanical Turk-video