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Mastering AWS Development by Uchit Vyas

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Amazon Mechanical Turk

Mechanical Turk is an Amazon service where individuals can publish tasks that are then executed by other people. The distinct tasks are called HITs. The Requester publishes a task such us filling in a survey. The Workers can view and accept the task, and upon finishing the task, will get paid the extent specified by the HIT explanation. So, digging from the origins, what you require is this:

  • Boto library (2.0b4): You can download this package from https://github.com/boto/boto
  • AWS keys: You will need the access key and secret key for this

To start with Amazon Mechanical Turk, follow the ensuing steps:

  1. Log in with an AWS account on https://requestersandbox.mturk.com/ to create the MTurk sandbox account:

    The MTurk sandbox account ...

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