Artificial Intelligence’s White Guy Problem

In her New York Times op-ed (Sunday, June 26, 2016), Kate Crawford, principal researcher at Microsoft and co-chair of a White House symposium on society and A.I., draws attention to the discrimination “being built into . . . machine-learning algorithms. . . . [W]e risk constructing machine intelligence that mirrors a narrow and privileged vision of society, with its old, familiar biases and stereotypes.”

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