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AI that identifies faces, vehicles, and reads handwriting is springing from computers, ready to make tedious human work obsolete. But we don't see the tedious human work that goes into training them.
As more and more people become disillusioned with social media, a new breed of grifter blaming old human follies on technology is trying to cash in on their misery.
Rather than living large in the cities where they've come to rule, tech workers are finding themselves just as priced out as those who blame them for soaring costs of living…
Amazon is not a nice or fun place to work, even if you're one of its supposedly vaunted techies. But it's not like we expect any better from a company that big.