Google Censors Gorillas Rather Then Risk Them Being Mislabeled As Black People—But Who Does That Help?


Google Censors Gorillas Rather Then Risk Them Being Mislabeled As Black People—But Who Does That Help?

Two years ago, the object-recognition algorithm fueling Google Images told a black software engineer, Jacky Alciné, his friends were gorillas. Given the long, racist history of white people claiming the people of the African diaspora are primates instead of human beings, Alciné was predictably upset. As was his…

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Tags: Google, Science, Racism, Object Recognition, Google Images, Aiethics, Clean Up On Aisle Algorithm, Jacky Alciné, Alciné

Source:  https://gizmodo.com/google-censors-gorillas-rather-then-risk-them-being-mis-1821994460