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Why it's totally unsurprising that Amazon's recruitment AI was biased against women

Business Insider Saturday, 13 October 2018
Why it's totally unsurprising that Amazon's recruitment AI was biased against women· *Amazon abandoned a project to build an AI recruitment tool, which engineers found was discriminating against female candidates.*
· * Dr Sandra Wachter, an AI researcher at Oxford University, told Business Insider that the gender bias was hardly surprising.*
· *You feed an AI with garbage and it will spit garbage out, she...
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Business Insider reports that Amazon worked on building an AI to help with hiring people, but the plans backfired when it discovered the system discriminated against women. Citing five sources, Reuters said Amazon set up an engineering team in Edinburgh, Scotland in 2014. Their mission was to find a...

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