‘These technologies may perpetuate cultural stereotypes’ IAN JOHNSTON SCIENCE CORRESPONDENT THE INDEPENDENT TECH Artificially intelligent robots and devices are being taught to be racist, sexist and otherwise prejudiced by learning from humans, according to new research. A massive study of millions of words online looked at how closely different terms were to each other in
70,000 Indian Muslim clerics issue fatwa against Isis, the Taliban, al-Qaeda and other terror groups Clerics said the terror groups were ‘not Islamic organisations’ and said they were a threat to humanity Caroline Mortimer Nearly 70,000 Indian Muslim clerics have signed a fatwa against Isis and other terror groups saying they were “not Islamic organisations”.
“This beautiful woman spent her last moments alive knowing her own brother was strangling her. She was a confident self assured woman who did nothing more than express herself openly – and this is how her flesh and blood reacted. There is an estimated 20,000 “honor” killings every year throughout the Middle East, Africa, and
David Lammy to examine prison sentence race divide From the section UK Inmates at Wormwood Scrubs prison A Labour MP has been asked by David Cameron to examine why black offenders are more likely to be jailed than white offenders in English and Welsh courts. Former barrister David Lammy will review the “over-representation” of black
The Terrorist Of Trollhättan We teach kids that the pen is mightier than the sword. We also teach värdegrund-basic values so that love-(and not religion or race or skin colour) will be the universal basis of our existence. The Terrorist Of Trollhätttan By Adeola Aderounmu On Thursday the 22nd of October, Sweden experienced what has
Akala speaking for many based on facts rather then just opinion. What’s your thoughts? Watch the video and follow the conversation:
Why are white people expats when the rest of us are immigrants? Surely any person going to work outside their country is an expatriate? But no, the word exclusively applies to white people In the lexicon of human migration there are still hierarchical words, created with the purpose of putting white people above everyone else.
I am a social worker. By virtue of the work I do, I think a lot about privilege. The process of becoming comfortable and open to acknowledging, critiquing, and accepting my own privilege hasn’t been easy. It didn’t happen all at once. I have had many aha movements that have helped me to understand my own privilege
Racial Bias, Even When We Have Good Intentions: The deaths of African-Americans at the hands of the police in Ferguson, Mo., in Cleveland and on Staten Island have reignited a debate about race. Some argue that these events are isolated and that racism is a thing of the past. Others contend that they are merely
Power To The People Power. We rail against it. We write about it. We complain about it. We are abused by it. We feel helpless against it. Why can’t ordinary citizens wield that power just as easily? How can just one person, in one town, make a difference? Let’s start with the basics of policy. You