“In the United States the issue of bias in AI is most explosive. Writing on techcrunch.com, Miriam Vogel, President and CEO of Equal AI, believes that while racism has its historical roots, ‘AI now plays a role in creating, exacerbating and hiding these disparities behind the facade of a seemingly neutral, scientific machine.’ She says one solution is to ensure a more diverse tech workforce – particularly in gender and race – but that recent data show that the proportion of people of colour in workforces at Google, Microsoft and Apple have broadly remained static for several years…”

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