Crowdworking: Is Your Job Heading For The Cloud?

In the US, there are already more than 3 million “crowdworkers”, or people working from home on digital platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk, CrowdFlower, and Upwork.

What does it mean to work in the cloud?
Cloud computing simply means that files are stored and accessed on remote servers, rather than on a computer’s hard drive. The “cloud” is really just a metaphor for the internet, implying that users never actually see the physical place where the data is stored.