AI prediction models can make predictions based on very little evidence, but such models also risk replicating or even magnifying social biases, researchers say. Illustration: SCMP / Lau Ka-kuen AI prediction models can make predictions based on very little evidence, but such models also risk replicating or even magnifying social biases, researchers say. Illustration: SCMP / Lau Ka-kuen
AI prediction models can make predictions based on very little evidence, but such models also risk replicating or even magnifying social biases, researchers say. Illustration: SCMP / Lau Ka-kuen

Artificial intelligence

Sexist and racist AI can result in wrongful arrests, fewer job opportunities or even death. Now, more are taking notice

  • Researchers have found that social biases can be amplified in AI algorithms that determine access to jobs, health care diagnosis outcomes and more
  • Society can only achieve fair AI outcomes if it works as a whole, not just with the effort of a few individuals, one expert says

Topic |   Artificial intelligence
AI prediction models can make predictions based on very little evidence, but such models also risk replicating or even magnifying social biases, researchers say. Illustration: SCMP / Lau Ka-kuen AI prediction models can make predictions based on very little evidence, but such models also risk replicating or even magnifying social biases, researchers say. Illustration: SCMP / Lau Ka-kuen
AI prediction models can make predictions based on very little evidence, but such models also risk replicating or even magnifying social biases, researchers say. Illustration: SCMP / Lau Ka-kuen
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