The representation is even worse in the industry. At Facebook women only hold 15% of the research staff positions, and at Google the percentage drops to 10. A “diversity disaster” has contributed to flawed systems that perpetuate gender and racial biases found the survey, published by the AI Now Institute, of more than 150 studies and reports. The study, "Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race, and Power in AI," comes as scrutiny of AI intensifies. Discriminating systems: Gender, race, and power in AI – Research from the AI Now Institute that examines the scope and scale of the diversity crisis in AI. At AI conferences women make up only 18% of the represented authors and less than 20% of AI professors.

That fits with the findings of the AI Now Institute’s Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race, and Power. For years, tech companies could not deliver on … READ Muted Lending, Low Rates to Hurt Comerica (CMA) Q4 Earnings - Zacks.com “Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race, and Power in AI” (AI Now Institute, April 2019) “ Exposing the Bias Embedded in Tech ” (The New York Times, June 17, 2019) In a recently released, seminal report from the AI Now Institute at NYU, Discriminating Systems: Gender, Race, and Power in AI, the artificial intelligence …