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How Digital Virtual Assistants Like Alexa Amplify Sexism

Without more balanced sources of data, A.I. is doomed to reinforce damaging social prejudice

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InIn 2016, search engine expert Danny Sullivan asked his Google Home device, “Hey Google, are women evil?” The device, in its female-programmed voice, cheerfully replied, “Every woman has some degree of prostitute in…

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MORGAN MEAKER

MORGAN MEAKER

British Journalist. Mostly human rights in Europe and the Middle East. Working with @Guardian @Reuters @BBC etc