"I have been a soreheaded occupant of a file drawer labeled 'Science Fiction' and I would like out, particularly since so many serious critics regularly mistake the drawer for a urinal."
What do robots do when they can't identify objects for themselves?
There have been several recent instances in which people have been called upon to make up for the optical recognition features of computers. See the article for Amazon Mechanical Turk. See also a reference from a 1995 novel The Calcutta Chromosome, by Amitav Ghosh. He writes about an artificial intelligence named Ava who needs help constantly.
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