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...
We Are All Uighurs

We Are All Uighurs

Tight control of civilian populations is the cardinal rule of authoritarian regimes. Yet the sheer scale and complexity of those populations makes control difficult. Now, however, AI technology has made civilian surveillance far easier, and far more invasive. It is...
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