The ‘CEO’ is a man: how Chinese artificial intelligence perpetuates gender biases

The study found searching for words like ‘CEO’ or ‘scientist’ often returns images of mostly men. Algorithms have been scrutinised across the world for their ability to reinforce cultural stereotypes. — SCMP

As artificial intelligence becomes increasingly integrated into modern society, evidence suggests that the algorithms meant to help eliminate cultural biases have problems of their own, and Chinese companies are no different.

A report published on Monday by the Mana Data Foundation, a Shanghai-based public welfare foundation, and UN Women, found systematic prejudices against women in many programmes.

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