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  • Houdini Aims To Solve The Crucial Quality Question That Comes With Using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

    Houdini Aims To Solve The Crucial Quality Question That Comes With Using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

    We’ve all been there — sometimes there’s work that needs to be done, but it’s too tedious or too time-consuming to devote your own resources to. Services like Amazon’s Mechanical Turk have popped up to provide an inexpensive way to get that stuff over and done with, but the team at Houdini sees a problem with this setup: how can you be sure the results are actually going to be any… Read More

  • Houdini was the first to do what?

    Growing up I used to watch all the magic specials on CBS (I think) that seemed to run so rampant and I desperately wanted to become a world famous magician as well. So doing some fact checking and what not at the library revealed Harry Houdini as the original master and I think I did a report on him at one point. His death is still a mystery and there’s a newly minted book that I need to… Read More