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The Very Human Labor That Powers Artificial Intelligence

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Crowd-working platforms obscure—and profit from—the tedious human labor behind the digital age’s shiny successes.

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The Very Human Labor That Powers Artificial Intelligence

The Very Human Labor That Powers Artificial Intelligence

Crowd-working platforms obscure—and profit from—the tedious human labor behind the digital age’s shiny successes.

Americans Are More Vulnerable Than Ever, And The Gig Economy Isn’t Helping

Americans Are More Vulnerable Than Ever, And The Gig Economy Isn’t Helping

Made possible by Kristy Milland had always pulled together odd jobs to help her family survive. She’d been an early...

The ‘ghost work’ powering tech magic

The ‘ghost work’ powering tech magic

Armies of workers help power the technological wizardry that is reshaping our lives – but they are invisible and their jobs are precarious.

Scale, whose army of humans annotate raw data to train self-driving and other AI systems, nabs $18M

Scale, whose army of humans annotate raw data to train self-driving and other AI systems, nabs $18M

The artificial intelligence revolution is underway in the world of technology, but as it turns out, some of the most faithful foot soldiers are still humans. A startup called Scale, which ...

Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass

Ghost Work: How to Stop Silicon Valley from Building a New Global Underclass

Artificial intelligence (AI) systems often rely on human workers to classify content. The workers find tasks using on-demand labor platforms like Mechanical Turk, receiving low wages and no ...

Crowdsourcing: Pricing Ethics and Best Practices

Crowdsourcing: Pricing Ethics and Best Practices

This post describes the guidelines we follow for ethical pricing and managing of crowdsourced work at the Allen Institute for Artificial…

This Tool Will Tell You If You Can Make a Living Wage on Mechanical Turk

This Tool Will Tell You If You Can Make a Living Wage on Mechanical Turk

Micro-tasking gig workers are being underpaid and overworked. The TRK Wage Calculator shows what they need to make end's meet.

How Hive is raising a massive army to build AI-training datasets

How Hive is raising a massive army to build AI-training datasets

The thing people forget about artificial intelligence is that it’s exactly that — artificial. Behind Facebook’s flesh-spotting algorithms and Mobileye’s pedestrian-avoiding machines are ...

Finnish Startup Turns to Cheap Prison Labor to Train Its AI

Finnish Startup Turns to Cheap Prison Labor to Train Its AI

Finnish start-up Vainu has started using prison labor to help train its AI after they couldn't find enough people who could prepare the Finnish-language training data.

MIT and IBM’s ObjectNet shows that AI struggles at object detection in the real world

MIT and IBM’s ObjectNet shows that AI struggles at object detection in the real world

Researchers at MIT and IBM released a data set -- ObjectNet -- to demonstrate the failings of state-of-the-art object detection AI.

V.B. Dubal, The Time Politics of Home-Based Digital Piecework [2020 C4eJ 50] (Symposium)

V.B. Dubal, The Time Politics of Home-Based Digital Piecework [2020 C4eJ 50] (Symposium)

THE TIME POLITICS OF HOME-BASED DIGITAL PIECEWORK [➡︎ read the rest of the symposium] V.B. Dubal* The woman […]

Crowdsourcing Wage Pledge Survey

Crowdsourcing Wage Pledge Survey

About you First name(s) * Last name * Main institutional or organizational affiliation * Official email address * Additional institutional affiliations, if any Crowdsourcing activity I am, ...

Small towns in India are powering the global race for artificial intelligence

Small towns in India are powering the global race for artificial intelligence

One day AI may hollow out the job market. But for now, it is generating relatively low-paying jobs.

The economic debate over the minimum wage, explained

The economic debate over the minimum wage, explained

There’s still disagreement. But it looks like in many cases, pay raises swamp any lost jobs.

In the Coming Automated Economy, People Will Work for AI

In the Coming Automated Economy, People Will Work for AI

A new role for humans: prepping data so AI can learn to do our jobs