My #Physics World article was published today, and I got to include lots of fun anecdotes of #machinelearning gone wrong. https://physicsworld.com/a/neural-networks-explained/
@janellecshane "For example, Roberto Novoa, a clinical dermatologist at Stanford University in the US, has described a time when he and his colleagues designed an algorithm to recognize skin cancer – only to discover that they’d accidentally designed a ruler detector instead, because the largest tumours had been photographed with rulers next to them for scale." 😅
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