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It looks like Instagram’s algorithm systematically boosts seminude pictures

Instagram’s algorithm is more likely to place topless pictures higher in users’ news feeds than other photos, according to researchers at Algorithm Watch. The German nonprofit monitored posts from 37 creators from the accounts of 26 volunteers. Posts that contained semi-naked women were 54% more likely to appear in the […]
It looks like Instagram’s algorithm systematically boosts seminude pictures
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The pope has joined forces with Microsoft and IBM to create a doctrine for ethical AI and facial recognition. Here’s how the Vatican wants to shape AI.

The Vatican called for stronger regulation of the use of artificial intelligence in a plan announced on Friday, Reuters first reported. The document also said AI tools should work fairly, transparently, reliably, and with respect for human life and the environment. Microsoft and IBM joined Pope Francis in endorsing the […]
The pope has joined forces with Microsoft and IBM to create a doctrine for ethical AI and facial recognition. Here’s how the Vatican wants to shape AI.
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Here’s why an AI expert says job recruiting sites promote employment discrimination

Data science consultant Cathy O’Neil said discrimination in hiring starts with job advertising sites like LinkedIn, Monster.com, Facebook, and ZipRecruiter. In an interview with Business Insider, O’Neil said that by focusing on demographic data, algorithms used by job sites often prevent qualified people from ever seeing job openings. O’Neil said […]
Here’s why an AI expert says job recruiting sites promote employment discrimination