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China's human cloud

Updated: 2013-03-27 09:47

At Zhubajie, China's largest crowdsourcing website, company officials claim to employ more than 8 million workers, making it not only the biggest crowdsourcing site on the Internet but also the world's biggest employer. This animation explores the world of China's cloud-based service providers and finds a rapidly growing market.

Note: This video is based in part on research by Erran Carmel, Chaoqing & Tim Olsen. The full report can be downloaded here.

World Crowdsourcing Week will take place in Singapore from June 3 to 7.

Written by D J Clark

Animation: Xu Jiye

Producer: Flora Yue

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About D J Clark

D J Clark has worked worldwide as a multimedia journalist for more than 20 years. As well as working for China Daily he runs an MA course in Multimedia journalism at Beijing Foreign Studies University and is the Director of Visual Journalism at the Asia Center for Journalism in Manila, Philippines.