November 7, 2013 at 1:42 am #166472
I’m Ari from CrowdFlower – a few examples for you:
- NIH: identification and verification of drug and disease names in blocks of text, in order to complement their algorithmic NLP efforts
- The US Copyright Office in transcribing registration cards, so they can be digitized and made public
- Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission (FCIC): transcription, tagging and classification of documents (see more here: https://crowdflower.com/blog/2010/06/crowdsourcing-the-goldman-sachs-investigation/)
Let me know if you’d like to learn more!