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  • Cloud Labor is an efficient and accurate way to collect, categorize or analyze data. With Cloud Labor, you get access to a huge number of people who will carry out small, simple tasks that require human input. By harnessing the power of crowds, your task will get done quickly and inexpensively. With so many workers, there will always be someone at-the-ready to complete your task, so you can collect results 24/7. Quality assurance mechanisms (such as requiring a consensus from multiple workers) ensure that the results are accurate and useful.