Amazon remembers

Lorcan 1 min read

I noticed this feature on the page for the Amazon Blackberry App.
I haven’t yet tried the app or seen the feature working so I do not know how well it works.
Perhaps we need an application which allows you to take a picture of a book cover and find it in your library … Or which allows …..
Update: apparently, Amazon Remembers uses human effort to match images to fulfilment opportunities on Amazon. See here for details of how the Mechanical Turk application supports this application. .

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