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AI Is a Lot of Work: Inside the AI Factory

Josh Dzleza The Verge
A drawing of a few floors of a factory with robots and humans. The AI boom began with an unprecedented feat of tedious, repetitive, precarious labor. As the technology becomes ubiquitous, a vast tasker underclass is emerging — and not going anywhere.

Who Owns Our Data?

Aziz Z. Huq Boston Review
We need a model of ownership that recognizes the collective interest we have in how personal data is used, avoids the costs of private exploitation by individual firms, and does not slip into authoritarian forms of state control.


Digital Food: From Paddock to Platform.

Richard Zimmer FoodAnthropology
This examination of how the digital world portrays food directly, represents people engaged in all aspects of food, and affects the politics and economics of the food world, foreshadows some of the directions the larger world of food is taking.
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