AI Promotes Patriarchy!

This story from  Reuters gave me a fit of the giggles.

It would appear that amazon is scrapping its Artificial Intelligence Human Resource gizmo because the machine mind is sexist! To be fair, amazon lists other problems with the AI, but its preference for male workers is most definitely the story’s lede.

One is left wondering whether the machine would have recommended paying women .75 cents on the dollar it recommended for comparable male employees. It’s a shame we’ll never know…

 


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