Meat-Based Web Services

Turk Amazon’s Mechanical Turk is one of the most interesting new business models this year. The concept of a task-completion marketplace is not too innovative, but their model of qualifications and exposure of web services certainly piques my interest. Only time will tell if they can fill their chessboard with enough Schlumbergers to keep playing.

I posted this in August 2006 during week 1694.

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