How Much Is Your Face Worth?

How Much Is Your Face Worth?

If someone walked up to me on the street and offered me $5 to take a picture of my face, I’d probably say yes. Wouldn’t you? Google has been doing just this for the past few weeks. Lately, people describe being approached at random to trade their face data for a $5...
Of Internet Trolls and the Tower of Babel

Of Internet Trolls and the Tower of Babel

Chloe is training for, arguably, the internet’s most difficult job: full-time content moderator — aka “process executive” — for Facebook (though actually employed by a subcontractor named Cognizant). A key part of the training has involved trying to harden herself...
X