Micro Jobs

Human intelligence tasks (HIT’s), ubiquitous human computing, microwork…

Whatever you want to call it, these micro jobs usually involve crowd sourcing a large number of people (usually via the internet) to complete simple tasks that computers can’t complete, or that other people don’t want to do themselves.

A few examples of HIT’s are naming colors, transcribing recorded audio files into written text, creating a logo for someone, etc. HIT’s are widely available and there are several large firm that pay for workers to complete these micro jobs.

Here’s the list of micro jobs:

Mechnical Turk

DoMyStuff

Microworkers

Fiverr

ShareBuyIdeas

CloudCrowd

ShortTask

Clickworker

CloudFlower