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Stephen E. Arnold

Google: Even More Humans Needed

I read “Google Plans to Vet YouTube Premium Video Content.” The main point of the write up strikes me as:

Google told partners that it plans to use both human moderators — the company recently announced it will have 10,000 employees focused on the task — as well as artificial intelligence software to flag videos deemed inappropriate for ads.

Yep, humans. Just like the old fashioned, endangered newspaper, magazine, and commercial database companies did. I find this amusing because the shift at Google is similar to the approach that Facebook seems to be implementing.  Read full post.