Coding inclusivity into algorithms is a challenge when most developer teams are made up of paltry percentages of women and of people of color. But we must augment initial training datasets to reflect the actual demographic makeup our society, and allow consumers to opt in to share their data so they are accounted for. We must design technology that doesn’t inadvertently oppress those who have already been oppressed.WIRED Opinion publishes articles by outside contributors representing a wide range of viewpoints. Read more opinions here . Submit an op-ed at [email protected]
This question is even more impactful for children and adolescents coming of age in this world—the “AI Generation.” They have gone through the largest “beta test” of all time, and it’s one that did not consider the fact that children make mistakes, they make choices, and they are given space by society to collectively learn from them and evolve.
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