Ten Thousand Cents

Check out Ten Thousand Cents, a Mechanical Turk project.  Each participant was paid a penny to draw one section of a hundred dollar bill.  Ten thousand of these images, at one cent apiece, make up $100 (clever).  U.S. users spent just under 3 minutes, on average, creating their little slice.  That’s less than $0.20/hour for […]

Baked Goods (And Common Sense) Gone Wild

The story goes… We had a going away party yesterday for a lady at our office. One of the supervisors called the local Wal-Mart and ordered a cake. They asked: “What do you want written on the cake?” He told them : “‘Best Wishes Suzanne’… underneath that: ‘We will miss you’”. And as this picture […]