Are AI’s biased because they are built by white males? No and yes and no.

If the people who are in charge of designing and training AI systems are biased (along the lines of race, gender, religion, etc.) do their biases show up in the finished AI? Not so long ago, one of Amazon’s facial-recognition AI’s was revealed to have incorrectly matched US politicians to the identities of US criminals. […]

Finding William | Magical Treasure Hunt 2013

Receiving six days in seven, always locked but always open. Solution: It took no little puzzling, I assure you, to understand that this riddle referenced the postbox. (No letters on Sundays, and although it is always open to deposits, it is always locked against withdrawals but when the master of the house collects the letters.) […]