The Register: Boffins bash Google Translate for sexism

The Register: Boffins bash Google Translate for sexism. “In a research paper distributed through pre-printer service ArXiv, ‘Assessing Gender Bias in Machine Translation – A Case Study with Google Translate,’ Marcelo Prates, Pedro Avelar, and Luis Lamb from Brazil’s Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, explore how Google Translate renders gender pronouns in English from sentences written in a dozen different gender-neutral languages.”