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This Woman Can’t Escape Technology

This Woman Can’t Escape Technology

Meet a mechanical turk. They train computers in tasks that are difficult for non-humans, like sentence structure and tagging images, all to improve A.I. algorithms.

But each task only pays about 10 cents so to make a decent living, mechanical turks are tethered to their computers. The irony is the harder they work, the closer they get to a time when their jobs will no longer be required.

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2017-04-05T13:32:39.000Z