Topic: Crowdsource

National Science Foundation Awards $550,000 for Creation of State-of-the-Art Crowdsourcing Techniques

May 22, 2013

The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded a University of Texas at Austin School of Information faculty member $550,000 to explore ways to make crowdsourcing more viable and lower the risk for potential adopters.

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Amazon's Online Workforce Not So Anonymous After All

March 27, 2013

Most people assume that Amazon.com's massive online workforce is anonymous, but a study by researchers from The University of Texas at Austin and five other universities has uncovered a security vulnerability that makes it relatively easy to uncover many workers' personally identifying information.

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