Microsoft and Nvidia-backed AI beauty contest is potentially racist

WHAT SEEMED to be an absolutely pointless waste of time has turned into an offensive problem after a beauty contest judged by artificial intelligence resolved itself like it was held in Berlin in 1936. The Beauty.ai contest was backed by Microsoft, Nvidia and MIT, for some reason, all of which presumably supported its intentions. These were simple, if retrospectively stupid. They would fall under ‘science’ if we catalogued them for the future. We are not. “What matters in beauty is perception. Perception is how you and other people see you, and this perception is almost always biased. Still, healthy people look more attractive despite their age and nationality,” was the progressive promise. “This has enabled the Youth Laboratories team of biogerontologists and data scientists to develop a set of algorithms‚Ķ


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