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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… Read More

  • TechCrunch’s Picks From The ERA Demo Day In New York

    TechCrunch’s Picks From The ERA Demo Day In New York

    We’re here at the ERA Demo Day in New York City, set to bring you the latest and greatest new startups to launch out of the program. In case you’re unfamiliar, ERA stands for Entrepreneurs’ Roundtable Accelerator, and it’s a relatively new incubator compared to Y Combinator and 500 Startups. The companies presenting are all quite different, but after meeting with a few… Read More

  • Your Table Is Ready: BuzzTable Makes The Restaurant Wait List Suck Less

    Your Table Is Ready: BuzzTable Makes The Restaurant Wait List Suck Less

    You’ve been there before. You show up with your friends at a restaurant, but lo and behold, there are no tables available. You have to wait. Countless couples, trios, foursomes are called before you. “Were they here before us?” your friend whispers. “I don’t know.” In short, it sucks. But after flying under the radar since graduating from the ER… Read More