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Netflix’s ‘The Circle’ Gets One Key Thing Right About A.I.

Behind every A.I. lurks human labor

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NNetflix’s The Circle largely imagines a world that already exists, where people sit in their rooms and judge each other on social media.

But part of the show’s novelty comes in the form of an app called the Circle, a “voice-activated” social media platform displayed on TVs around…




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Dave Gershgorn

Dave Gershgorn

Senior Writer at OneZero covering surveillance, facial recognition, DIY tech, and artificial intelligence. Previously: Qz, PopSci, and NYTimes.

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