Microsoft Study Argues That Language AI Researchers Must Do Better at Addressing Racism

The authors analyzed 146 papers and found that they often failed to account for structural problems

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Microsoft researchers found that academic efforts to address AI bias are often incomplete. Getty Images

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Despite a growing push in the artificial intelligence community to root out the human biases baked into many algorithms, a recent study from Microsoft researchers found that efforts to address these problems have often failed to account for the true nature and scope of structural racism.

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