Stanford study says speech recognition technology is racist

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Stanford study says speech recognition technologies developed by Amazon, Google, Apple, Microsoft, and IBM make almost twice errors when transcribing African American voices as they do with American voices. New evidence of voice recognition's racial bias has surfaced. Speech recognition has been used in immigration rulings, job hiring decisions, court reporting & crucial for people who cant use their hands to access computers.