What Goes in Will Come out. Princeton researchers discover why AI become racist and sexist

Posted: 19/04/2017 by broadyesl in artificial intelligence, Uncategorized

Read more at https://arstechnica.com/science/2017/04/princeton-scholars-figure-out-why-your-ai-is-racist/

Excerpt:

Ever since Microsoft’s chatbot Tay started spouting racist commentary after 24 hours of interacting with humans on Twitter, it has been obvious that our AI creations can fall prey to human prejudice. Now a group of researchers has figured out one reason why that happens. Their findings shed light on more than our future robot overlords, however. They’ve also worked out an algorithm that can actually predict human prejudices based on an intensive analysis of how people use English online.

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