ImageNet Roulette’s AI-Assigned Labels

Designed by artist Trevor Paglen and Microsoft researcher Kate Crawford, ImageNet Roulette—which is on exhibition now at the Fondazione Prada, Milan—applies labels to user-submitted photos by sourcing its identification system from the original Image Net, a Stanford-backed project that assisted AI in identifying structures, objects and even people. Employees from across the US were rewarded with minimal amounts of money for each photo they assigned …

Vogue’s “Non-Issue Issue”

British Vogue’s newest issue makes an important statement: age discrimination has no place in today’s society. With Jane Fonda on the cover and featuring Helen Mirren within, the issue combats stigmas and discrimination surrounding aging—specifically for women. After all, “a person’s age will always be a more intriguing, nuanced and inspiring factor than a simple number could ever suggest,” British Vogue’s editor-in-chief Edward Enninful says. …

Link About It: This Week’s Picks

BDSM headphones, bathroom walls made for women, cute UPS trucks and more

1. Frieze Week’s Brooklyn Art Fairs As with all super-powered art fairs, NYC’s Frieze stirs such excitement in the city that a range of other fairs have cropped up at the same time (including three in Brooklyn) ultimately yielding what is referred to as “Frieze Week.” Hyperallergic ventured to Red Hook’s 1-54 Contemporary African Art Fair and Greenpoint’s Moniker and Other Art Fair. Their findings—visible …