A standard image-recognition system, trained on open-source data sets, can recognize a bride in a white dress, reflecting the classic Western tradition. But it will fail to recognize a bride in a sari from an Indian ceremony.

The Download reports on an initiative by Google to try and overcome cultural bias in algorithms. MIT publishes The Download.

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AI has a culturally biased world view that Google has a plan to change
THE DOWNLOAD | December 2018 | by Karen Hao

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