San Francisco Is Using AI to Try to Make Courts Less Racist
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 We already knew AIs can reflect their creators’ racial biases. But San Francisco thinks the tech could potentially do the opposite as well, removing racial biases from society — and it plans to put the theory to the test in a way that could literally change people’s lives. On Wednesday, San Francisco District Attorney […]
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In a first-of-its kind experiment, San Francisco prosecutors are turning to artificial intelligence to reduce racial bias in the courts, adopting a system that strips certain identifying details from police reports and leaves only key facts to govern charging decisions. Melissa Caen reports....