* Posts by jaguar717

2 posts • joined 6 Sep 2019

Q. If machine learning is so smart, how come AI models are such racist, sexist homophobes? A. Humans really suck

jaguar717

Re: There are differences in human beings!

It's important to blame ourselves for Botswana's lack of computer science graduates. Any resources not currently pouring into Africa must be redirected from advancing Western civilization into propping up theirs. If that means we never reach the stars or progress elsewhere, so be it.

jaguar717

What about the simplest answer, that different groups consistently behave differently, leading to different outcomes which the machines have not been trained not to notice the way that people have?

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