14 Confusing the Computer

Alphabet-Until now, we’ve been focused on the great things that we can do using ML, and on the ways that it is being used well in real-world applications. But, as you’ve seen throughout this book, ML systems are not perfect or all-knowing. Their behavior is determined by the training that we give them. The way that we train our ML systems will affect the responses that they give, and not always in a positive way. In this chapter, we’ll look at one of the most common challenges in creating AI systems: bias.

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