Yes, Artificial Intelligence Can Be Racist

Open up the photo app on your phone and search “dog,” and all the pictures you have of dogs will come up. This was no easy feat. Your phone knows what a dog “looks” like.

This modern-day marvel is the result of machine learning, a form of artificial intelligence. Programs like this comb through millions of pieces of data and make correlations and predictions about the world. Their appeal is immense: Machines can use cold, hard data to make decisions that are sometimes more accurate than a human’s. READ MORE ON: VOX

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