SESSION B: PERFORM OR ELSE: AMAZON.COM’S MECHANICAL TURK

  • Nov 13, 2009 10:30AM–1:15PM

  • Alvin Johnson Building, room 404
    66 West 12th Street

Exploitation and Agency in Amazon’s Mechanical Turk, Lilly Irani; Emoji Dick, Fred Benenson; Cognitive Labor, Crowdsourcing, and the Cultural History of Human/Machine Assemblages, Ayhan Aytes; The Mechanical Turk Performance Handbook, Francesco Gagliardi.
Moderator: Edward Maloney.

Speakers

  • Francesco Gagliardi Performance Artist, Historian of Performance, and filmmaker based in New York City

  • Lilly Irani Assistant Professor of Communication & Science Studies at University of California, San Diego

  • Ayhan Ayteş Visiting Assistant Professor, Zimmerman School of Advertising and Mass Communications

  • Fred Benenson Creator of Pitch Deck & Board Member of Rhizome.org

  • Edward Maloney Assistant Professor of English at Georgetown University and the Director of research and development at the Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship

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