Last year, researchers at Facebook showed executives an example of the kind of hate speech circulating on the social network: an actual post featuring an image of four female Democratic lawmakers, known collectively as “The Squad.”
The poster, whose name was scrubbed out for privacy, referred to the women, two of whom are Muslim, as “swami rag heads.” A comment from another person used even more vulgar language, referring to the four women of color as “black c—s,” according to internal company documents exclusively obtained by The Washington Post.
Technology is supposed to make our lives more convenient and more equitable. Because, unlike people, computers and algorithms can’t be racist. But what if they totally are? #TheAmberRuffinShow #PeacockTV #Racism
This is why we need more indigenous people in tech and learning STEM because the AI is adopting the biases of it’s coders…..
Artificial intelligence capabilities are expanding exponentially, with AI now being utilized in industries from advertising to medical research. The use of AI in more sensitive areas such as facial recognition software, hiring algorithms, and healthcare provision, have precipitated debate about bias and fairness.
The Jefferson Parish Sheriff’s Office is investigating a deputy accused of holding a Black woman by her hair and slamming her head repeatedly into the pavement with such force that a witness to the Sept. 20 incident said it ripped several of Shantel Arnold’s braids from her scalp. A 14-second video captured the incident in the New Orleans suburb where, for decades, Black residents have accused the Sheriff’s Office of targeting them.
How the CIA tried to use the Mafia to kill Castro while ignoring the Corsican drug trade….
How the CIA trained mercenary survivors of the Bay of Pigs fiasco basically turned MIA into the drug hub it became….
How Air America (a CIA front to move guns,money and men under the radar) was used to profit off the golden triangle’s supply of poppies (which make heroin if u didnt know) out of Laos (where the US wasn’t supposed to be during Vietnam) and move it all around the world cuttin out the Corsican mafia…. Continue reading →