Who is responsible for designing equitable Artificial "Intelligence"?

Governments?

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"The software can scan footage including from closed-circuit television to automatically match faces and license plates to a police database and pick out suspects in a crowd."

Big Tech?

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"Amazon’s program penalized applicants who attended all-women’s colleges, as well as any resumes that contained the word “women’s” (as might appear in the phrase “women’s chess club”)."

Institutions?

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"The company claims its research has found the software to be twice as accurate as human analysts when it comes to predicting where crimes will happen. "

Who is responsible for designing equitable Artificial "Intelligence"?

Governments?

Screenshot of article on Bloomberg with the title

"The software can scan footage including from closed-circuit television to automatically match faces and license plates to a police database and pick out suspects in a crowd."

Big Tech?

Screenshot of article on TheVerge with the title

"Amazon’s program penalized applicants who attended all-women’s colleges, as well as any resumes that contained the word “women’s” (as might appear in the phrase “women’s chess club”)."

Institutions?

Screenshot of article on Smithsonian with the title

"The company claims its research has found the software to be twice as accurate as human analysts when it comes to predicting where crimes will happen. "

Do Humans

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"Do robot things?"

Are they robots?

  "Gets me from point A to B and I don't even have to talk"  

Or are they humans?

Or are they robots?

  "Things just magically show up"  

Or are they humans?

Or are they robots?

  "They should interview everyone the same way"  

Or are they humans?

"Artificial" "Intelligence" is being applied in almost all industries

My work as the designated dissenter and resident skeptic is to interrogate how and where AI is applied. 

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