Apple Reminds Us That Behind the AI Revolution Lies an Army of Humans Seeing Our Data (Forbes)


Apple’s concession last week that it relies on an army of human contractors to review a small portion of the recordings from Siri activations reminds us just how much the AI revolution is being built upon human workers consuming our data. Like modern day coal miners, behind closed doors an army of contractors toils in silence and obscurity to produce the steady stream of training and testing data that makes this AI revolution possible.