The Future of Crowdsourcing and the Sharing Economy - Part II

Speaker  Jeffrey Bigham, Haoqi Zhang, and Eric Horvitz

Affiliation  Carnegie Mellon University, Northwestern University - Evanston, MSR

Host  Ben Livshits

Duration  01:22:21

Date recorded  14 July 2014

From Airbnb, to Kickstarter, to Mechanical Turk, the on-demand provisioning of workforce, services, and goods is changing the nature of work and play. In this session, we focus on exploring the challenges and opportunities with these platforms that span from the technological to the social. We will also discuss the future of crowd-based work. The session will feature a wide range of speakers involved in crowdsourcing research as well as lively discussion panels.

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