AI is biased. The White House is working with hackers to try to fix that
A MARTÍNEZ, HOST:
The White House is worried about the risks of artificial intelligence, including the risk that this new technology can be used to discriminate. So they invited a bunch of hackers to see just what kind of biases are built into AI. NPR's Deepa Shivaram got a firsthand look and brings us this report.
DEEPA SHIVARAM, BYLINE: I'm standing in an overly air-conditioned conference center in Las Vegas in between a robot whirring on the floor and rows of tables set up with open laptops. And just outside...