NewsPublication Date: 2018-05-06
How do 87m records scraped from Facebook become an advertising campaign that could help swing an election? What does gathering that much data actually involve? And what does that data tell us about...
NewsPublication Date: 2018-03-27
Facebook has been rocked by reports of a massive data scrape carried out by Cambridge Analytica and one of its then-contractors, a Cambridge University academic named Aleksandr Kogan. Kogan claims ...
Amazon Mechanical Turk is a platform where researchers can post surveys as well as a variety of mundane tasks that (currently or historically) are difficult for machines to perform(such as image classification and transcription),. In exchange, people all over the world are paid a little bit to complete the tasks.