Work Update – Managing Mechanical Turk HITs

Work Period: June 03, 2013
Hours Worked: 05:20 @$2.22/hour
Earned Amount: $12.84*
(*Exclusive of $2.17 charged by oDesk)
Overall Difficulty of Tasks: Easy 
(A screenshot from today’s work diary)
  • Approved more Truth or Dare stories from Mechanical Turk, the batch was complete therefore deleted the HIT.
  • Also submitted some more stories to Truth or Dare website after researching a flickr photo for each story, some are still open.
  • Published the following Truth or Dare story:
    • A Welcome Sleepover Surprise
  • About the other open HIT (Funny Dares): Approved some funny dares assignments, added them to list-of-dare Excel-sheet and marked them with their appropriate category. The batch was completed therefore deleted this HIT too.

Transcription Support:

  • Transcribe and submitted the email to Richard (
  • Transcribed and added the content to diary ‘About Us‘ page. Also added a short paragraph about me. Please have a review. 
  • Created a new ezine mail-out manager edition for party website, transcribed and saved the content regarding the story (Truth – Are you a virgin) to it. Please have a review of this mailout manager issue because it needs your input for the subject of the mail and also for other possible settings. 

Administration Support:

  • Saved some screenshots explaining why viralmailprofit takes more time than other list mailer. Please see the list building folder in the Dropbox.
  • Rotated more party games website pages via Rss.

New Interview Project:

  • Regarding the new interview project, I have sent the long 2 hours audio transcription to the Transcriptionist. 
  • Also I have researched reverse images against some images which you saved in the related folder, Please see the Excel-sheet saved in the same folder for results. 

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