Artificial Intelligence Is Racist. Can We Fix It?

Damien Lamar
3 min readJan 3, 2023

Why Everyone Who Cares About Tech Should Care About AI and Algorithms

It’s been a recent observation of mine where I found that biases in AI art renderings. By default, the program produces people who are not of color. If I want to see results that include black or African people, I’ll have to input “black” or “African” into the database myself.

When programmed by biased humans, artificial intelligence can produce results that are not only inaccurate but offensive as well. This image was created by me using Midjourney (version 4)

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Damien Lamar

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