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Cognitive Biases

Back in 2015, software engineer Jacky Alciné pointed out that the image recognition algorithms in Google Photos were classifying his black friends as “gorillas.” Google said it was “appalled” at the mistake, apologized to Alciné, and promised to fix the problem.

Cognitive biases are systematic patterns of deviation from norm or rationality in judgment, and are often studied in psychology and behavioral economics. [Wikipedia]

Es gibt eine sehr umfangreiche Liste von Biases (Vorurteilen), die wir alle – mehr oder weniger – in uns tragen und die uns unbewusst beeinflussen…