1. The Future of AI Depends on a Huge Workforce of Human Teachers - Bloomberg

    The Future of AI Depends on a Huge Workforce of Human Teachers - Bloomberg

    When Katharine Rubin has a spare moment on the way to school, she helps a big-name tech company smarten up its artificial intelligence . Rubin, a 22-year-old accounting major at New York City’s Baruch College, is part of a growing workforce that spends anywhere from 5 minutes to 40 hours a week increasing the I in AI. Specifically, Rubin and others provide training data for machine learning algorithms, a form of AI that can be taught from experience.

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    1. Each task pays 3¢ to 15¢ apiece, she says, and
    2. We think it's pretty cool that a tiny community in a rural Indian village today is helping with providing data for artificial intelligence.
    3. I can imagine an AI that is connected to all of humanity, and whenever it needs to learn something, it simply employs humans to generate the data it needs.
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