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Tomorrow I’ll be giving an introductory talk/training session on using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk for conducting survey based research to a group of new research assistants here at the university of Pennsylvania. I’ve posted the talk here (which is still a rough draft as of the time of this posting), and the source is available on Github. I plan on expanding this is into more detailed How-To guides in the future because I think Amazon’s documentation is poor, and while there is good documentation targeted at psychology/social science researchers out there it tends to presume a level of familiarity with Mechanical Turk (e.

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