Mechanical Turk Art

Yesterday’s Pitt Law talk by JZ — Jonathan Zittrain — opened up the art possibilities of Mechanical Turker Nation.  All those brains working for so cheaply, there has got to be a major way to stream that into something beautiful and powerful.

There are a few crowdsourced art projects out there already.  The Ten Thousand Cent One Hundred Dollar Bill:


The Sheep Market:


And my favorite, The Faces of Mechanical Turk: