[okfn-labs] Crowdcrafting + reference lists = crowdsource lists of stuff?
Daniel Lombraña González
teleyinex at gmail.com
Mon Mar 4 13:43:39 UTC 2013
Lucy this sounds great. If someone wants to start coding this in
CrowdCrafting and needs help, just send me an e-mail. More than happy to
On Mon, Feb 25, 2013 at 6:31 PM, Lucy Chambers <lucy.chambers at okfn.org>wrote:
> I think this is a fantastic idea, Jonathan and from my experience working
> with NGOs, this would be super useful.
> For example, when I was in Romania, many organisations were of the opinion
> that the only way to get the information they required was not to submit a
> Freedom of Information request but to talk to individuals specifically, but
> the government did not regularly publish lists of these people with their
> contact information. And yet, NGOs waste many hours spreading these details
> by word of mouth...
> Similarly, when I interned in Ukraine, I was handed off from person to
> person in a wild goose chase whenever I called a Ministry...
> Perhaps, starting with a list of ministries / public bodies and allowing
> people to put in who they contacted for what and how they got hold of them
> would be a possible project?
> My 2cts - would love to try something like this...
> On 22 February 2013 16:02, Tom Morris <tfmorris at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Fri, Feb 22, 2013 at 3:57 AM, Emanuil Tolev <emanuil at cottagelabs.com>wrote:
>>> E.g.: I want to make a list of all organisations which are helping
>>> animals in Bulgaria. Do I:
>>> 2/ use mechanical turk - heh, heh :). Nope. (Sorry, just my gut
>>> -- can I target people by location in m. turk? (There's no point in
>>> having US-based m. turks fishing in Google for whatever they can find in
>>> English. I'm unlikely to get good suggestions for getting the information -
>>> they have to move on to the next task, most don't care about my project.)
>> Do you need people who live in Bulgaria, who speak Bulgarian, or a
>> familiar with present day Bulgarian culture? They are, as I'm sure you're
>> aware, three different things.
>> MTurk allows you to set arbitrary qualifications for workers. I suspect
>> you'd really want language speakers, but one of the standard qualifications
>> is Locale
>> so you can restrict workers based on that.
>> You can also create tests for your own custom qualifications (can tell
>> cats from dogs, etc).
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