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Get Paid to Improve AI By Performing Simple Tasks

Artificial intelligence is capable of amazing things (conquering Jeopardy, fighting disease), but it’s also been known to make some stupid mistakes (causing self-driving car accidents by being overly cautious). One way to make smart technology a little smarter is by crowdsourcing. According to Bloomberg, that’s the mission of the Seattle-based startup Mighty AI, and anyone can elect to lend a hand.

Formerly Spare5, Mighty AI is rebranding itself after raising $14 million in funds and announcing partnerships with Intel and Accenture. Their business premise is simple: After signing up, users can get to work completing simple tasks for small amounts…