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.
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The Return of the Dirtbag F1 Driver, and 'F1 2019'
The zoomers are mean.
Racial Bias in AI Isn’t Getting Better and Neither Are Researchers’ Excuses
Another machine learning algorithm has failed to work for people of color. What is it going to take for this to stop?
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GitHub Removed Open Source Versions of DeepNude
After the creator of DeepNude shuttered its app that digitally undressed women, multiple people uploaded their own versions to GitHub.
AI Trained on Old Scientific Papers Makes Discoveries Humans Missed
Scientists used machine learning to reveal new scientific knowledge hidden in old research papers.
Listen to Sick Tunes Created by Turning Proteins Into Music
MIT researchers converted the building blocks of life into beats and put it on Soundcloud.
This Clothing Line Was Designed By AI
'Glitch' is a new company that sells dresses generated by machine learning algorithms.
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China's Big AI Advantage: Humans
In the booming field of artificial intelligence, cheap labor to process data may be the only edge China has over the U.S.
This AI-Generated Joe Rogan Voice Sounds So Real It's Scary
Startup Dessa created a Joe Rogan voice that sounds very much like the real thing.
Turn Your Pet Into Another Species With This AI Tool
Using similar algorithms to deepfakes, Nvidia developed a new way to turn your pets into tigers, wolves, and other animals.
Machine Learning Identifies Weapons in the Christchurch Attack Video. We Know, We Tried It
It took 29 minutes for a Facebook user to first report the livestream of the Christchurch terrorist. Now a machine learning system spots weapons in the stream with an over 90 percent confidence rating.
OpenAI's Mission to Benefit Humanity Now Includes Seeking Profit
The AI research group founded by Elon Musk and Sam Altman and largely funded by Peter Thiel, shockingly, will now seek profit.