Google Tweaks Email Program That Assumed An Investor Was Male
Objections have been raised over some potentially offensive preconceptions being blamed on predictive algorithms built into artificial intelligence systems intended to aid users of services such as Google Gmail. Specifically, an algorithm that showed a bit of gender bias. The problem prompted Google to disable an AI tool from using any gendered pronouns. Subbarao Kambhampati, a Fulton Schools professor of computer science and past president of the Association for the Advancement of Artificial Intelligence, explained how these algorithms can get into such trouble. Kambhampati has been involved in other efforts to help AI steer clear of inappropriate tendencies. Read more.