“Man is to computer programmer as woman is to____” Common sense says that the missing term should be computer programmer because the term is not intrinsically gendered, unlike king and queen, but a computer with a standard word embedding system would probably complete it “Man is to computer programmer as woman is to homemaker.” This video explains how our unconscious biases can be passed down to machine learning algorithms.
PTS 3 min view WVA
This video discusses word embeddings and how data and algorithms can spread bias and ways bias can be overcome. Excellent for a classroom discussion. Good for middle school through university students.