Using real-world cases, Lukas Biewald describes microtasking, where it fits in the crowdsourcing landscape, and how data scientists and developers can tap into the crowd to collect and process data sets.
Lukas Biewald is the founder of CrowdFlower. Founded in 2009, CrowdFlower is a data enrichment platform that taps into an on-demand workforce to help companies collect training data and do human-in-the-loop machine learning.
Following his graduation from Stanford University with a B.S. in Mathematics and an M.S. in Computer Science, Lukas led the Search Relevance Team for Yahoo! Japan. He then worked as a senior data scientist at Powerset, which was acquired by Microsoft in 2008. Lukas was featured in Inc. magazine's 30 Under 30 list.