'Minority Report' AI computer crime programme found to be RACIST

A FUTURISTIC computer programme used to predict if criminals will reoffend again has been accused of being racist.

In a scene straight from the film Minority Report, Correctional Offender Management Profiling for Alternative Sanctions System is used in three US states to predict which criminals behind bars will offend again.

To do this, it analyses 137 different factors to determine how likely it is that a person will commit another crime after release.

It factors in issues like drug use, social isolation and other traits to rank a person from high to low-risk.

But a pair of...
source: Daily Star

2018-01-18 11:53
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