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Here’s Why A.I. Can’t Be Taken at Face Value


R. Luke DuBois a co-director and associate professor in the Department of Integrated Digital Media at NYU Tandon.

The exhibition, “Face Values: Exploring Artificial Intelligence,” is the New York iteration of a show the museum organized, as the official representative of the United States, for the 2018 London Design Biennial. It includes original works the museum commissioned from three Americans, R. Luke DuBois, Jessica Helfand, Zachary Lieberman. … DuBois wants the viewer to experience the limits of A.I. in real time. He explains that systems often used in business or governmental surveillance can make mistakes because they have built-in biases. They are “learning” from databases of images of certain, limited populations but not others.

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