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Google Allegedly Used Homeless People to Train Pixel Phone

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Managers reportedly encouraged contractors to mischaracterize the data collection as a “selfie game,” akin to Snapchat filters such as Face Swap. College students who agreed...
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Is Amazon’s Search Algorithm Biased? It’s Hard to Prove

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Read: What Amazon thinks you’re worth Amazon admits it takes profitability into account when displaying products, but it denies reworking its search tool to privilege...
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Facebook Listening to Users Isn’t Just a Privacy Scandal

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Read: What Amazon thinks you’re worth And each of these companies failed to tell users they had a hot mic on their wrists or in...
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How Politicians and Scholars Turned Against Big Tech

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Scholarly Tech Critics: The technology industry has long had skeptics in the academy, but over the last five years, those researchers have landed many more...
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Alexa’s Delete History Option Is Not Real Privacy

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While the packaging for these features is shiny and new, the substance behind them is not. Users could always use Maps while logged out of...
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Why the Slowed-Down Pelosi Video Isn’t Fake to Facebook

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These sorts of events are insidious because it’s hard to craft a response that isn’t a bad one. Talking about the video just gives its...
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The Huawei Drama Is a Gift to US Tech Companies

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Huawei’s connections to the Chinese military and state security apparatus have raised the hackles of American intelligence officers and politicians since 2005, when a Congressional...
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Ever, Strava, and Why No One Knows How Data Will Be Used

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Read: Behind every robot is a human Experts who study AI’s supply chain, particularly how automation hides human labor, note that each vector of human...
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Silver-Infused Sheets Won’t Save You From Laundry Day

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Read: Emasculated men refuse to do chores—except cooking That doesn’t mean some tech companies aren’t looking for marketable solutions to America’s cleaning problem. A new...
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AI and Hashing Still Can’t Block Videos on Social Media

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“[Tech companies] don’t have the infrastructure they need to scale to this size,” he said. He thinks these companies are simply underinvesting in moderation resources....
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Facebook Lost a Major Housing-Discrimination Case

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In addition, all housing ads will be viewable on a public portal, presumably on the model of the company’s political-ad archive. And Facebook agreed to...