View Full Version : Has Anybody Tried This?

07-24-2015, 07:30 PM
I got caught in a rabbit hole the other day, reading about automatons. I came across one called The Mechanical Turk, and found it very interesting, but as I was reading and researching it, I came up with something on Amazon called Amazon Mechanical Turk, and it is apparently a site where you can do little odd jobs for pay, some for mere pennies. I found it to be an interesting concept, and just wondered if anyone here has heard of this or has done it?

Ironclad Alibi
07-24-2015, 10:53 PM
I immediately thought about this Mechanical Turk (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Turk). But it isn't the one you found.

07-24-2015, 11:35 PM
That is exactly where I started - learning about that mechanical Turk. I watched a program on it, and found it fascinating, and stumbled upon Amazon's site, which is named after that automaton.

07-25-2015, 01:58 AM
I've done it. You won't get rich but yo ucan make some money.

Personally I recommend instagc, which can pay out in gift cards, pay pal, check, or direct deposit instead of just your bank account or amazon with turk.