Once upon a time, we thought artificial intelligence would be less racist than people. After all, machines are objective, right? Then we started teaching them how to think and made some discoveries of our own. When racism permeates our society and our IT infrastructure, how do we teach machines to do better than we do?
This Sunday, we’re talking with Alix Jules about the point where technology, cognitive sciences, and sociology collide.
- “New York is investigating UnitedHealth’s use of a medical algorithm that steered black patients away from getting higher-quality care“
- “Yes, artificial intelligence can be racist“
- “Microsoft silences its new A.I. bot Tay, after Twitter users teach it racism“
- Alix Jules’ blog
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