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Suddenly, the sorry tale of a man’s carnal encounter with a Mc Chicken sandwich – to cite one – was all over our homepages.
Even in our more enlightened age, the bias persists: anecdotes abound of digicams insisting that East Asians are winking, or failing to detect black faces.
What use is a 12-megapixel camera when it refuses to recognise your existence?
Earlier this year, investigative journalism outfit Pro Publica spotted a worrying trend.
Their faces were rated by AI machines set up to analyse certain parameters of beauty, such as wrinkles and face symmetry.
Unfortunately, one attribute seemed to sway the bots above all.