Bias in Artificial Intelligence
By Susan Carr
Recent news stories deliver apparently contradictory messages about artificial intelligence (AI): future prospects leading to lucrative business deals on the one hand and disappointing performance prompting protests and lawsuits on the other. Expectations remain high that AI will continue to transform many aspects of daily life, including health care — thus the business deals, such as Microsoft’s commitment to acquire Nuance Communications for $19.7 billion.5 At the same time, AI algorithms have produced results biased against women and people of color, prompting disillusionment and reassessment.
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