Techly Explains

How humans are inadvertently building racist robots

Artificial intelligence technologist Kriti Sharma met with us for a Techly Talks special on AI and how humans are projecting our own biases onto the technology.

There are a few notable examples of rogue AI (Microsoft’s Hitler-worshipping Twitter bot ‘Tay’ for one), but the more worrying concern is the more surreptitious and unseen ways this technology is amplifying bigotry in everyday life.

Kriti was included in the Forbes 30 Under 30 list for advancements in AI and was placed in the Recode 100 list of key influencers in technology in 2017.

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