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Ten Thousand Cents

From the site:



Wired Workers

This is the science fiction version of tele-presence, where people control robots at a distance to get work done. In the trailer you can see people doing constuction work, agricultural work and military work:

We already have people flying drone aircraft in this way, but the agricultural and construction robots are still a few years off.

What we do have today is people willing to do more cerebral tasks over the Internet, as described in this article:

Mechanical Turk

From the article:

People checked all the links for a nominal payment (in this case, 2 cents a link).

Both of these ideas fit perfectly into the world of Manna.

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