An interesting twist to SOA

This is sort of bizzaro-SOA.

Amazon’s Mechanical Turk provides a web services interface that delivers human labor (for a fee) to other computers.

One example was the Sheep Market.  Humans are paid $0.02 for each sheep they draw.  These electronic sheep are then sold  online.

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Published in: on December 8, 2006 at 9:02 pm  Comments (1)  

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  1. […] via the Turk We’ve mentioned the Mechanical Turk before.  But since the Scotsman was just being appalled today that there were no free and open source […]


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