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AfI/IAf #2: “Machines are objective” / “La machine est objective” (1/2)

In this second article in the Artifakal Intelligence / Intelligence Artifaussielle series, I’ll dive more into the famous phrase: “machines are logical, hence they are objective“. To which extent is it true that machines are unbiased? Can we really trust an AI to be completely “fair and neutral” when solving a problem?

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Artifakal Intelligence / Intelligence Artifaussielle – Project Overview

Yes, AI is everywhere: applications use it more and more, new projects are flowering everyday, companies are asking for more… But is it truly what we think it is? Haven’t all these movies, books, articles about AI distorted the perception we have of this technology? Hasn’t communication about it generated some commonplaces and platitudes that are now hard to ignore?

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“L’Oulipo”: mixing maths and literature

In 1911, the French writer André Gide said that: “Art is born from constraint, thrives in the struggle and is killed by freedom” (personal translation of the original quote). Although some might disagree and believe that one should create in total liberty, others have decidedly followed this path to eventually come together as a group of writers and mathematicians called the “OuLiPo”.

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