A crucial step for the averting of artificial intelligence disasters

Artificial intelligence is not always intelligent enough at the office.

A large company built a job applicant-screening program that automatically denied the majority of women resumed. Others developed facial-recognition algorithms that kept many black women as for men.

The extension of the use of AI is attracting new attention to the importance of workforce diversity. Although tech companies have stepped up efforts to recruit women and minorities, computer and software professionals who write AI programs are still largely white and male, Bureau of Labor Statistics data show.

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