40 Tasks APIs: Cohuman, Hiveminder and Tasko

Matthew Scott, September 3rd, 2013

CohumanOur API directory now includes 40 APIs tasks APIs. The newest is the HiTask API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the Cohuman API. We list 2 Cohuman mashups.


70 Jobs APIs: Indeed, Simply Hired and CareerBuilder

Wendell Santos, January 23rd, 2013

indeedOur API directory now includes 70 jobs APIs. The newest is the O*NET API. The most popular, in terms of mashups, is the indeed API. We list 34 indeed mashups. Below you’ll find some more stats from the directory, including the entire list of jobs APIs.


The Programmable Employer: Application Design In the Age of Crowdsourcing

Garrett Wilkin, November 23rd, 2011

Amazon Mechanical TurkAs I continue to report on new APIs popping up all over the Internet, one theme has caught my attention:  systems powered by simple information tasks completed by humans.  It’s developing trend in which humans take requests from software systems, complete them, and feed the results back into the system.  This is a fundamental shift in computing.  Now, Human input is no longer solely for the purpose of controlling or directing the application.  It has become just another functional component of the system.  The human is taking the place of a software component and can in some instances be described in terms of expected inputs and outputs.


85 New APIs: InfoChimps, Uberblic, Social Bookmarking

Wendell Santos, September 4th, 2011
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This week we had 85 new APIs added to our API directory including a data integration service, a social bookmarking tool, video chat service, crowd-sourcing employment platform, medicinal marijuana information service, and a photo sharing service. We also reviewed the suite of Salesforce.com APIs, covered a public bathroom location service and InfoChimps’ latest bundle of Geo APIs. Below are more details on each of these new APIs.


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