Artificial intelligence is on the brink of a 'diversity disaster'
The large proportion of white men in the field is perpetuating historical biases.
Senate bill would make tech companies test algorithms for bias
It could address discrimination in tech, but questions remain.
Tech companies spent more than $64 million on lobbying in 2018
The spending comes as tech giants face new scrutiny and potential regulation.
Microsoft details principles that guide its facial recognition work
President Brad Smith also reiterated support for legislation.
Google is working to remove gender bias in its translations
Google Translate will offer multiple translations for gender-neutral words.
Google CEO will now testify before Congress December 11th
President Bush's funeral takes place the day Sundar Pichai was set to appear.
Google CEO Sundar Pichai will testify in Congress on December 5th
He'll address claims of bias against conservatives.
Google pulls gender pronouns from Gmail Smart Compose to reduce bias
It doesn't want its AI to make bad assumptions.
Most Americans believe algorithms will always be biased
A study suggests this distrust stems in part from social networks.