AI Stereotyping Gate! or: The First Yoel (Inbar appearance on the pod)
In this episode we are joined by famous podcaster Yoel Inbar (who we also found out is a Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto) to discuss a recent controversy surrounding this paper in PNAS, and the ethics of training machine learning models to judge and modify facial images in ways consistent with the stereotypical impressions of humans.
We also briefly discussed the dumb stick-figure meme people have been talking about.
Here are just a few pieces of research on people's ability to judge personality from physical appearance: