World Row over AI that 'identifies gay faces'

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  1. tom_mai78101

    tom_mai78101 The Helper Connoisseur / Ex-MineCraft Host Staff Member

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    A facial recognition experiment that claims to be able to distinguish between gay and heterosexual people has sparked a row between its creators and two leading LGBT rights groups.

    The Stanford University study claims its software recognises facial features relating to sexual orientation that are not perceived by human observers.

    The work has been accused of being "dangerous" and "junk science".

    But the scientists involved say these are "knee-jerk" reactions.

    Details of the peer-reviewed project are due to be published in the Journal of Personality and Social Psychology.

    Read more here. (BBC)
  2. jonas

    jonas Member

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    They don't like the results so they call it "junk science". Seems legit.

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