Digital Labor

Kristy Milland

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Kristy Milland is pursuing a BA in Psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto. She has been a Turker for the last nine years, rising to the position of Community Manager of TurkerNation.com. She desires to create Turker ethnographies, detailing who becomes a Turker, why they work online, how they complete their work and organize on forums, Turker activism, and what social justice issues impact them. She wishes to educate everyone interested in becoming a Requester on the ethical treatment of Turkers and best practices. She also promotes the platform in an attempt to rehabilitate the reputation of a “cheap workforce” where “even the dimmest bulb can make a few dollars” (Zittrain, Nov. 2009, The Internet as Playground and Factory conference).

 
mTurk Workers: We're Here & We're Human
Sat, November 15
01:30 PM - 04:00 PM

Design the Future of the Networked Workplace
Sun, November 16
12:00 PM - 03:00 PM

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