Media mentions

  1. March 26, 2013

    • NewsBytes Phlippines • NYU prof: PH has most online workers at night
  2. March 18, 2013

    • The New York Times • The Unregulated Work of Mechanical Turk
  3. March 17, 2013

    • New York Magazine • Intrade’s Black Swans
  4. February 21, 2013

    • UTNE • Amazon Mechanical Turk: The Digital Sweatshop
  5. February 19, 2013

    • Huffington Post • Mechanical Turk: Amazon’s New Underclass
  6. January 24, 2013

    • BusinessWeek • The Data Dude: NYU Stern’s Panos Ipeirotis
  7. November 14, 2012

    • Foreign Policy • Why did Facebook censor this photograph?
  8. October 10, 2012

    • Reuters • Global army of online freelancers remakes outsourcing industry
  9. September 12, 2012

    • The Daily Beast • Network of ‘Moderators’ Decide What Photos Can Be Posted on Facebook, Google, Other Social Media
  10. September 11, 2012

    • AlterNet • The Dystopian Digital Sweatshop That Makes the Internet Run
  11. May 28, 2012

    • The Economist • The emergent Internet: Twice shy, once bitten
  12. May 17, 2012

    • Content Ping • Bad Reviews? Don’t Freak Out
  13. April 30, 2012

    • Business Insider • An NYU Professor Conducted An Experiment And Lost $1200 To Amazon When It Went Awry
    • WIRED Cloudline • When Google Met Amazon: ‘Denial of Money’ Attack Born
  14. April 27, 2012

    • WIRED Enterprise • Oops! Amazon Web Services Customer Unleashes ‘Denial of Money’ Attack – on Himself
  15. April 26, 2012

    • Xakep.ru • Использование бота Google Feedfetcher для DDoS-атаки
  16. March 12, 2012

    • Financial Times • Start-up finances: Student entrepreneurs tap their networks
  17. February 6, 2012

    • Techmeme • Spam and Mechanical Turk
  18. February 4, 2012

  19. January 17, 2012

    • Wall Street Journal • Big Firms Try Crowdsourcing
  20. January 9, 2012

    • O'Reilly Radar • The Hidden Language and “Wonderful Experience” of Product Reviews
  21. January 5, 2012

    • Nature • Science Publishing: How to Stop Plagiarism
  22. January 1, 2012

    • Campus Technology • IT Trends to Watch in 2012
  23. November 16, 2011

    • Forbes • When Good Feedback Leaves a Bad Impression: With Online Reviews, “Good” doesn’t Cut It
  24. November 10, 2011

    • Bloomberg Businessweek • Humans Plus Computers Equals Better Crowdsourcing
  25. November 8, 2011

    • O'Reilly Radar • When Good Feedback Leaves a Bad Impression: Panagiotis Ipeirotis on the Vagaries of Semantic Analysis and Mechanical Turk’s Quirks
  26. October 26, 2011

    • Knowledge & Wharton • Mining Consumer Reviews and Impact on Product Sales: Research Roundup: Online Product Reviews, Happiness and Choice, CEO Stock Options and the Hunger for Distinctiveness
  27. October 17, 2011

    • Toronto Star • Crowdsourcing links piecework with freelancers competing to work for pennies
  28. September 19, 2011

    • YouTube • When Good Feedback Leaves a Bad Impression: Panagiotis Ipeirotis Interviewed at Strata Jumpstart 2011
  29. July 11, 2011

    • New Scientist • Mechanical Turk Spam-o-Meter: Mischief and Fraud in the Crowdsourced Workforce
  30. June 28, 2011

    • Wired • Using Humans and Machines Together: Tagasauris and American Graffiti: Hidden Treasure: Lost Photos From the Set of American Graffiti
  31. June 24, 2011

    • CBS Moneywatch • The Case for Editing Customer Reviews
  32. June 20, 2011

    • MIT Technology Review • Using Humans and Machines Together: Tagasauris and American Graffiti: How Six Degrees of Kevin Bacon Unearthed Lost Photos From American Graffiti
  33. June 10, 2011

    • Today.com • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Craigslist Grammar not so Good-Like
  34. June 8, 2011

    • Huffington Post • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Craigslist Ads With Good Grammar Get Better Response
    • Forbes • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Zapos, Zappoz, or Zappos: Why Typos Are Good For Your Brand
  35. May 26, 2011

    • Harvard Business Review • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: The Value of Teaching Your Customers How to Spell
  36. May 25, 2011

    • ABC News • Using Mechanical Turk to Game Social Media: Business Owners Suspect Sabotage Tactics From Competitors
  37. May 23, 2011

    • Reuters • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: How to Ethically Improve Your Customer Reviews
  38. May 10, 2011

    • Slate • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Awsum Shoes! Is it Ethical to Fix Grammatical and Spelling Errors in Internet Reviews?
  39. May 3, 2011

    • Techdirt • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Zappos Uses Mechanical Turk to Correct Spelling/Grammar Errors in Reviews… and it Increases Sales
  40. May 2, 2011

    • Fast Thinkinh • Is Crowdsourcing the Embodiment of the Hive Mind?
    • Geek.com • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Zappos Using Amazon Mechanical Turk since 2009 to Proofread Product Reviews
  41. April 28, 2011

    • Business Insider • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Good Writing is Money
  42. April 27, 2011

    • Boing Boing • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Zappos Hires Mechanical Turk to Proofread Product Reviews
  43. April 12, 2011

    • Freakonomics • Online Reviews, Grammar and Sales: Does Reviewer Quality Matter?
  44. March 16, 2011

    • Wall Street Journal • Off Screen, Porn Sites Trick Advertisers
  45. January 5, 2011

    • Poynter • Journalism and Mechanical Turk: How Journalists can Use Mechanical Turk to Organize Data, Transcribe Notes
  46. December 23, 2010

    • Punto Informatico • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Mechanical Turk Infestato dallo Spam
  47. December 21, 2010

    • Bright.nl • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Mechanical Turk Van Amazon Populair Bij Spammers
    • eWeek • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Amazon’s Mechanical Turk Used to Generate Massive Amounts of Spam
  48. December 20, 2010

    • WSJ Allthings Digital • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Mechanical Turk: Now With 40.92% Spam
    • FastCompany • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Mechanical Turk’s Unsavory Side Effect: Massive Spam Generation
  49. December 17, 2010

    • The Digital Bus • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Spam Undermines Mechanical Turk
    • Webplanet.ru • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Сервисы поручений превратились в биржу спамеров
    • ReadWriteWeb • Spam and Mechanical Turk: 40% of New Mechanical Turkers’ Work Requests are Now for Spamming – What a Lost Opportunity!
    • Business Insider • Spam and Mechanical Turk: 40% of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk is Spam
    • Forbes • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Spam Hurts Crowdsourcing But Can’t Kill It
    • Slashdot • Spam and Mechanical Turk: Over 40% of New Mechanical Turk Jobs Involve Spam
  50. October 15, 2010

    • ProPublica • Journalism and Mechanical Turk: ProPublica’s Guide to Mechanical Turk
    • ProPublica • Journalism and Mechanical Turk: Reporting Recipe: Using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk for Data Projects
  51. September 20, 2011

    • Strata Jumpstart 2011 • Strata Jumpstart 2011: Panagiotis Ipeirotis, “Big Data, Stupid Decisions”
    • Technology Review by MIT • MIT Technology Review: How Negative Reviews Increase Sales Online
  52. September 11, 2011

    • New York Magazine • Bubble Boys
  53. May 24, 2011

    • The Economist • Mechanical Turk Spam-o-Meter: Turks of the World, Unite!
  54. October 28, 2011

    • Financial Times • Mining Consumer Reviews and Impact on Product Sales: Something for the Weekend
  55. May 21, 2011

  56. May 9, 2011

    • NewScientist • Crowdsourcing and Standardization: Turning Crowds into Computers
  57. January 30, 2011

    • Washington Post • Spam and Mechanical Turk: How You and Google are Losing the Battle Against Spam in Search Results
  58. January 3, 2010

    • Technology Review by MIT • Reputation, Market for Lemons, and Mechanical Turk: How Mechanical Turk is Broken
  59. January 3, 2011

    • TechEye • Reputation, Market for Lemons, and Mechanical Turk: Shoddy Work on Mechanical Turk Leads to Poor Pay
  60. January 31, 2011

    • TIME Magazine • On Crowdsourcing: Pennies for Your Thoughts
  61. February 1, 2011

    • BusinessWeek • The Ethics of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk: Mechanical Serfdom is Just That
  62. March 1, 2010

    • Chronicle of Higher Education • The Ethics of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk