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Q. If machine learning is so smart, how come AI models are such racist, sexist homophobes? A. Humans really suck

mihares

See: the title of the article.

Yup, hoomans are apocalyptic dicks to each other, and this is reflected into language biases --something brilliantly illustrated by the fact that hoomans are not vaginas to each other. Not in a semantically equivalent sense, anyway.

And yeah, if you train an AI on a biased set, you get that bias at the end of the training. In a way, that's a big point of "training": turning a completely unbiased source of white noise into something that has enough biases to actually mean something to a human.

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