AI needs to face up to its invisible-worker problem

AI needs to face up to its invisible-worker problem

December 20, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

Many of the most successful and widely used machine-learning models are trained with the help of thousands of low-paid gig workers. Millions of people around the world earn money on platforms like Amazon Mechanical Turk, which allow companies and researchers to outsource small tasks to online crowdworkers. According to one estimate, more than a million people…