Lady robotWhile artificial intelligence (AI) is becoming a part of everyone’s life whether that is at the office, at school or at home, few are those who question and care about the sources and possible impact of AI on our future generations. It is not the amount of blockbusters displaying apocalyptic scenes of humanoid robots taking over the world that is lacking, though none of them seem to tackle the possible challenge machines might represent in our struggle toward a more equal and humanist society. Recent studies however suggest the danger is real as they highlight AI tend to be sexist and racist[1] and besides the way robots act, the way they look and what they are created for also reflects and reinforces a stereotypical civilization.

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