Published by The Conversation, March 2021

Authors: Stefanie Ullmann (Giving Voice to Digital Technologies Project) and Danielle Saunders (Department of Engineering, University of Cambridge)

Online translation tools have helped us learn new languages, communicate across linguistic borders, and view foreign websites in our native tongue. But the artificial intelligence (AI) behind them is far from perfect, often replicating rather than rejecting the biases that exist within a language or a society.

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