Computers think they know who you are. Artificial intelligence algorithms can recognise objects from images, even faces. But we rarely get a peek under the hood of facial recognition algorithms. Now, with ImageNet Roulette, we can watch an AI jump to conclusions. Some of its guesses are funny, others… racist.
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