Never before in the history of peoplekind have there been so many accusations of racism and sexism, but in what is being billed as a “shocking new study” published in Scientific Reports, we learn that even robots can develop similar prejudices all on their own.
It’s hard to imagine but even within the realm of the cold, calculated world of artificial intelligence, these human character flaws are present.
Perhaps the idea of AI mimicking even that human behaviour shouldn’t really come as a surprise since the whole point of it is to mirror the learning and processing components of a human brain.
It’s all so fascinating and makes me hope that the AI of the future won’t embrace that other awful human character flaw known as genocide!
But I can’t help but wonder if future human rights commissions and tribunals will expand their bailiwicks to include complaints against non-humans.
Hey, anything to grow the bureaucracy, right?