Digital Trends: Facial recognition has a race problem — here’s how Gyfcat is fixing that

Digital Trends: Facial recognition has a race problem — here’s how Gyfcat is fixing that. “A couple years back, Google was embarrassed when its algorithms incorrectly labeled a black couple as ‘gorillas.’ Unable to stop its image-recognition algorithms working in this way, Google recently ‘fixed’ its them by removing ‘gorilla’ as a classification altogether. The maker of smart GIF search engine Gfycat recently took on a similar problem — but unlike Google, it did it in a way that didn’t just remove the image identification feature to pretend there was no problem.”

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