Ananya Parekh, Sarayu Natarajan
Contributors: Ananya Broker Parekh, Sarayu Natarajan
Curator/Editor: Nia Easley
|| Commissioned by Aapti Institute for a research report on equitable artificial-intelligence supply chains, this illustration depicts the process of data labeling, or annotation, labor often carried out by workers in the Global South. Through this image, we hope to visibilize the centrality of human labor in artificial intelligence. Uncovering the evolving landscape of AI data labeling gives us an opportunity to re-envision and structure this labor to be just and equitable, while generating employment for a diverse cross section of India's population. At the same time, it also complicates the narratives around automation, which primarily focus on job loss.
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