AI works better for white skin - because it's being trained that way
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February 14, 20185 min read963 words

AI works better for white skin - because it's being trained that wayAI works better for white skin - because it's being trained that way

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Published: February 14, 2018  |  5 min read963 words
Examination of facial-analysis software shows error rate of 0.8 percent for light-skinned men, 34.7 percent for dark-skinned women. Three commercially released facial-analysis programs from major technology companies demonstrate both skin-type and gender biases, according to a n...
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Well sourced research about how face recognition programs are biased. The article explains the researcher's journey to figure out this problem and how she tested the most commercial AI programs’ biases systematically. It's a critical study to expose the fact that some action must be taken by the companies developing AI systems, or we're gonna end up with machines trained t strengthen social inequalities.
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