Artist Streams Her Dates Live On Amazon’s Mechanical Turk

Artist Streams Her Dates Live On Amazon’s Mechanical Turk
technology

Lauren McCarthy ‘crowdsourced’ her social interactions by allowing people to view a video feed of romantic interactions and then comment on what she should do next.

Emma Hutchings
  • 4 february 2013

Artist and programmer Lauren McCarthy is interested in the ways technology can be used to “augment, subvert, alter, mediate, and ultimately deepen social interaction.” She has developed a system using Amazon’s Mechanical Turk crowdsourcing service that lets people watch and comment on her date.

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