Tianling Yang

Tianling Yang is a doctoral researcher in the research group "Data, Algorithmic Systems and Ethics" at the Weizenbaum Institute and at Technische Universität Berlin. She studied Social Sciences at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. She investigates the contexts and working conditions of the production of machine learning data, with a special focus on the contexts in China. She is interested in the power dynamics that shape data production and annotation tools and interfaces.

Images are the fuel of computer vision. In this text, the sociologists and computer science researchers Miceli Milagros and Tianling Yang, discuss the performativity of ground truth data that are produced in image labeling processes.