Friday, September 8, 2017

New AI Guess Sexuality From A Photograph

First of all, what purpose does this serve? Second of all, who really cares? It's none of your business.

The study from Stanford University – which found that a computer algorithm could correctly distinguish between gay and straight men 81% of the time, and 74% for women – has raised questions about the biological origins of sexual orientation, the ethics of facial-detection technology, and the potential for this kind of software to violate people’s privacy or be abused for anti-LGBT purposes.