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August 2015

From Communications of the ACM

Technical Perspective: Corralling Crowd Power

"Soylent: A Word Processor with a Crowd Inside," introduces an exciting vision of using crowd workers to power an interactive system — here, a word processor — in accomplishing complex cognitive tasks.

From Communications of the ACM

Soylent: A Word Processor with a Crowd Inside


This paper introduces architectural and interaction patterns for integrating crowdsourced human contributions directly into user interfaces.

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