AI doesn't predict the future. It cements the status quo. Humankind does not have data to train AI on that would shape our society into something not racist or unequal. If we had that data, we would already live in that society.


"Stories don't care who takes part in them. All that matters is that the story gets told, that the story repeats. Or, if you prefer to think of it like this: stories are a parasitical life form, warping lives in the service only of the story itself."

-Terry Pratchett in The Witches Abroad

All machine learning does in the context of crime prediction is figure out the story, which really has nothing to do with the truth.

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