A Glimpse of a Future Without White People | from WIRED

Whiteness is a seduction. Whiteness is also an illusion. These are the twin motifs on which Pakistani writer Mohsin Hamid props up The Last White Man, his new novel about race metamorphosis and human morality.  Read the full story.

The AI That Draws What You Type Is Very Racist, Shocking No One

Machine learning systems almost universally exhibit bias against women and people of color, and DALL-E is no different. In the project’s documentation on GitHub, OpenAI admits that “models like DALL·E 2 could be used to generate a wide range of deceptive and otherwise harmful content” and that the system “inherits various biases from its training data,…

Officials: ‘White Lives Matter’ group is recruiting members in Idaho

Both the Southern Poverty Law Center and the Anti-Defamation League consider the anonymous organization a white supremacist movement with neo-Nazi ties. The group promotes white pride and the “great replacement theory” — the idea that there is a conspiracy to bring people of color to the United States and European nations through immigration with the…

Dramatic Spike in U.S. Hate Crimes

New York City is on high alert after Saturday’s shooting in Buffalo. Police are increasing patrol around Black churches for Sunday service. This comes days after three Korean women were injured in a Dallas shooting. The U.S. witnessed a dramatic spike in hate crimes last year with eight of the nation’s ten largest cities seeing…