December 7

Cheap Labor: Are Tech Giants Exploiting Ugandans?

By Simone Schlindwein

Music plays in the background of the darkened open plan office where more than 150 young people are seated behind computer screens. There’s also the constant clicking of computer mice in the space in central Kampala, Uganda.

Click by click, some of the young Ugandans are tracing lanes on screens that determine where Tesla cars are allowed to drive or not. Click by click, others are training an onscreen drone to pick only ripe red apples.

Photo courtesy of Arne Hoel/World Bank.

Source: DW News (link opens in a new window)

Technology, Transportation
artificial intelligence, climate change, corporations, employment, youth