May 2, 2006

T3 5/2: Benjamin Hill on Mycroft


The nice thing about T3 is that it can stand for Tuesday Tech Talks just as easily… and that’s when former CN Intern is going to drop by to show off how his QuestionMarket project was picked up by a team of Berkeley Information School graduate students and polished into a snazzy final project now dubbed Mycroft. They’ve only leaked a little information via a friend’s blog so far It’s an important twist on distributed-intelligence efforts like Amazon’s Mechanical Turk that crosses the concept with Web advertising…