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Beware of replicating sexism in AI, experts warn


Highlighting worries about the issue, the American Civil Liberties Union last year started looking into concerns that machines are showing signs of hidden racial or gender bias. — Bloomberg

Highlighting worries about the issue, the American Civil Liberties Union last year started looking into concerns that machines are showing signs of hidden racial or gender bias. — Bloomberg

BARCELONA: Artificial intelligence could emulate human bias, including sexism, if there is no oversight on data used to create it, experts at the world’s largest mobile phone fair in Barcelona warned Thursday. 

“We’re all very aware the machines will learn the same bias as those who coded them,” Emma McGuiguan, in charge of technology at consultants Accenture, said at the Mobile World Congress. 

   

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