This Is How A.I. Bias Really Happens — and Why It’s so Hard to Fix

Bias can creep in at many stages of the deep-learning process, and the standard practices in computer science aren’t designed to detect it

Illustration: Ms. Tech; photo: Pixologicstudio/Science Photo Library/Getty

By Karen Hao

Over the past few months, we’ve documented how the vast majority of AI’s…

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