mTurk for research — readings

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  • Berkeley Human Subjects guidance on MTurk.  It is not necessarily anonymous.  https://cphs.berkeley.edu/mechanicalturk.pdf
  • A web site intended to take care of MTurk setup for you. Specifically for userfeedback. userinput.io. See flow chart.
  • A crowd site for MTurk users.  How to Publish a Survey on Mechanical Turk 
  • Academic articles

  • An Analysis of the Use of Amazon’s Mechanical Turk for Survey Research in the Cloud

  • Academic working paper.

    Comparing the Reliability of Amazon Mechanical Turk and Survey Monkey to Traditional Market Research Surveys. http://web.mit.edu/bentley/www/papers/chi-case-surveys.pdf

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Lecture 1: Founding Myths, Assignments

Academic References

Bored and Brilliant: How boredom can lead to your most brilliant ideas

 

Where good ideas come from: Natural history of innovation

 

Intuition and creativity in psychotherapy

Practitioner References

Instagram

How Slack’s Founders Turned a Failed Video Game Into a Multibillion-Dollar Business Tool

 

How Twitter Was Founded

 

Founding of Instagram

https://techcrunch.com/2010/09/20/instagram/

https://techcrunch.com/2012/04/09/instagram-story-facebook-acquisition/

 

Small ideas

https://mixergy.com/interviews/mailfinch-paul-singh-interview/

 

Dropbox

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dropbox_(service)#History

 

Segment.io

https://www.indiehackers.com/podcast/032-peter-and-calvin-of-segment

https://techcrunch.com/2010/09/20/instagram/

https://techcrunch.com/2012/04/09/instagram-story-facebook-acquisition/

https://mixergy.com/interviews/mailfinch-paul-singh-interview/

https://www.fastcompany.com/40544277/the-glory-that-was-yahoo

https://www.inc.com/stewart-butterfield/how-slack-founders-turned-a-failed-video-game-into-a-multibillion-dollar-startup.html