Download April 19, 2022: New colonial AI and aging clocks

This is today’s editiondownload,Our weekday newsletter that provides a daily dose of what’s going on in the tech world. South Africa’s private surveillance machine is fueling a digital apartheid The thriving mega-city of Johannesburg, once home to Nelson Mandela and Desmond Tutu, is now spawning a unique South African surveillance model. Over the past five […]

Artificial intelligence creates a new colonial world order

In part two, we travel to Venezuela, where AI data labeling firms are finding cheap and desperate workers and creating a new model of labor exploitation in the midst of a devastating economic crisis. The series also looks at ways to get away from these dynamics. In chapter three, we visit motorcyclists in Indonesia who […]