Daily Archives: March 6, 2018

AI’s dirty little secret: It’s powered by people

There’s a dirty little secret about artificial intelligence: It’s powered by hundreds of thousands of real people. From makeup artists in Venezuela to women in conservative parts of India, people around the world are doing the digital equivalent of needlework – drawing boxes around cars in street photos, tagging images, and transcribing snatches of speech

Xiaomi plans to enter US smartphone market this year

After tasting success in emerging markets like India and Southeast Asia and expanding into western Europe, Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is all set to enter the US market as early as this year, the Wall Street Journal reported. “We’ve always been considering entering the US market,” Xiaomi Chairman Lei Jun was quoted as saying. “We