Working on Microsoft’s Cortana Is Laborious and Poorly Paid
Leaked documents show that Microsoft’s contractors are paid between $12 and $14 an hour and are asked to transcribe as many as 200 audio clips per hour to train the Cortana virtual assistant.
Revealed: Microsoft Contractors Are Listening to Some Skype Calls
Documents, screenshots, and audio obtained by Motherboard show that humans listen to Skype calls made using the app's translation function.
I Spoke to a Pick Up Artist to See If They’re as Bad as I Think They Are
In the wake of the Elliot Rodger's fiasco, pick up artist culture seems disgusting. But what if the men of PUA were no different than women who read Cosmo? We spoke to a PUA artist to figure out if the culture's new rep is just a result of bad branding...
Magnus Carlsen, World Chess Champion, Is Kind of a Dick
We interviewed Magnus Carlsen, the 20-year-old chess champion who has achieved rockstar status in Europe after being voted one of the Cosmo UK's Sexiest Men of 2013 and making Time Magazine's 100 most influential people list. He wasn't happy to hear...