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Soylent Puts People In Your Word Docs

Yes. It's people. We get it. It's also a novel way of addressing complex writing problems. Soylent is an add-in for Microsoft Word that crowdsources tasks, like shortening copy and proofreading text, using Amazon's Mechanical Turk marketplace. You pay a small fee to enlist the hive mind to help you out. You can even assign complex tasks, like changing the tense of an entire paragraph. Video after the break.

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