AI systems are used to decide who has access to bank accounts, credit, loans, and mortgages, aimed at reducing risk for lenders; predicting who should get credit, what rates they should get, and whether payments should be authorised.
AI systems and tools can be used to enhance the learning in the classroom, to faciliate online learning and taking exams online. However, these technologies can disadvantage those with dark skin, as they are not made to work for them.
AI has the potential to vastly improve our health care services by improving the efficiency of diagnosis, streamlining the allocation of resources, and identifying new medicines and treatments. But these AI technologies also risk increasing existing health disparities by discriminating against marginalised groups.
In this section we explore examples of how AI reinforces racial profiling in policing, legal judgements, immigration, and human rights.
AI can take away AND create jobs. How can it be used responsibly for greater equality at the workplace – to help, not hinder?
Explore the influence of AI in digital and social media: content automation and moderation, image editing, facial recognition and news feed visibility are a few topics we touch on.
How does AI relate to climate change? Does it offer challenges or solutions? We look into these questions from a standpoint of race, geography, social status and mental distance to the issue.