• Google Translate aims to reduce gender bias

    3 days ago - By Beta News

    Gender and sex are two different things - the latter is biological, while the former is a social construction. For much of humanity, the two have been linked, but in recent years, some of our minds have evolved to think outside this box. Sure, there are still ignorant people that feel gender and their stereotypical roles should be cemented into society, but the truth is, women are doing jobs that men have historically done, and vice versa. And doing them well, I must add. For instance, a soldier can be a woman, while a nurse can be a man -...
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  • Google Translate Gets Gender Specific Translations For A Few Languages

    Google Translate Gets Gender Specific Translations For A Few Languages

    3 days ago - By Ubergizmo

    Google has been making an effort across all of its services this year to reduce gender bias in machine learning. Its latest move is to address gender bias by providing gender specific translations for some languages on Google Translate, one of the most widely used online services for translation.
    Another step Google recently took to promote fairness in artificial intelligence and machine learning was to remove gendered pronouns from Gmail's Smart Compose feature. The company decided to remove them altogether after it was convinced that there was no other way right now to ensure that Smart...
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  • Google Translate now gives feminine and masculine translations

    Google Translate now gives feminine and masculine translations

    3 days ago - By VentureBeat

    Google is taking steps to eliminate perceied gender bias in Google Translate and other predicitve products, the company announced.
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  • Google Translate reducing gender bias by offering feminine, masculine results

    Google Translate reducing gender bias by offering feminine, masculine results

    3 days ago - By 9to5Google

    Last month, Google Translate received the Google Material Theme on the web along with a responsive design. In line with other company-wide efforts to “promote fairness and reduce bias in machine learning,” Google Translate will now provide feminine and masculine translations for some gender-neutral words.
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