As long as AI is based on pattern-matching rather than causality, predicting with AI will equate perpetuating… and this includes perpetuating inequalities, injustices, biases, etc.
Judea Pearl, recipient of the Turing award, also pushes for causality into AI (https://www.quantamagazine.org/to-build-truly-intelligent-machines-teach-them-cause-and-effect-20180515/).
When we start accumulating evidence that the current system is flawed, maybe we should pause, instead of continuing the race toward flawed systems?
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