How to keep your AI from turning into a racist monster

“Working on new product launch? Debuting a new mobile site? Announcing a new feature? If you’re not sure whether algorithmic bias could derail your plan, you should be. Algorithmic bias – when seemingly innocuous programming takes on the prejudices either of its creators or the data it is fed – causes everything from warped Google searches to barring qualified women from medical school. It doesn’t take active prejudice to produce skewed results in web searches, data-driven home loan decisions, or photo-recognition software. It just takes distorted data that no one notices and corrects for.” Read more at Wired.

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