Janelle Shane: Do neural nets dream of electric sheep?

Janelle Shane at AI Weirdness: Do neural nets dream of electric sheep?. “If you’ve been on the internet today, you’ve probably interacted with a neural network. They’re a type of machine learning algorithm that’s used for everything from language translation to finance modeling. One of their specialties is image recognition. Several companies – including Google, Microsoft, IBM, and Facebook – have their own algorithms for labeling photos. But image recognition algorithms can make really bizarre mistakes.”