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Artificial Intelligence Will Be as Biased and Prejudiced as Its Human Creators

September 2, 2016

(Pacific Standard) – The optimism around modern technology lies in part in the belief that it’s a democratizing force—one that isn’t bound by the petty biases and prejudices that humans have learned over time. But for artificial intelligence, that’s a false hope, according to new research, and the reason is boneheadedly simple: Just as we learn our biases from the world around us, AI will learn its biases from us.

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