Do nearly all Indian men wear turbans? Generative AIs seem to think so, and it’s only the tip of the AI bias iceberg

While bias in generative AI is a well-known phenomenon, it’s still surprising what kinds of biases sometimes get unearthed. TechCrunch recently ran a test using Meta’s AI chatbot, which launched in April 2024 for over a dozen countries including India, and found an odd and disturbing trend. When generating images using the prompt “Indian men,” … Read more