A new vision of artificial intelligence for the people

Karen Hao follows the workings of AI colonialism to a remote New Zealand town for MIT Technology Review.

In turning to AI to help revive te reo, the Māori language, Mahelona and Jones, who is Māori, wanted to do things differently. They overcame resource limitations to develop their own language AI tools, and created mechanisms to collect, manage, and protect the flow of Māori data so it won’t be used without the community’s consent, or worse, in ways that harm its people.

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