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China’s New ‘Digital Factories’ Where Humans Labor for Artificial Intelligence

Take a look at this piece about what it calls China’s new “digital factories,” where humans labor for hours to help machines learn to see.

Despite all the fanciest Stanford PhDs, computers still rely on vast armies of people to manually label thousands of pictures. Those pictures go into databases that help machines recognize objects. 

And that’s where China’s cheap labor is creating another opportunity for labeling startups, like the ones profiled in this fascinating story.

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