TechCrunch: We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias

TechCrunch: We need a new field of AI to combat racial bias. “Since widespread protests over racial inequality began, IBM announced it would cancel its facial recognition programs to advance racial equity in law enforcement. Amazon suspended police use of its Rekognition software for one year to ‘put in place stronger regulations to govern the ethical use of facial recognition technology.’ But we need more than regulatory change; the entire field of artificial intelligence (AI) must mature out of the computer science lab and accept the embrace of the entire community.”

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