Google has a new API that tells you how "toxic" text is, h/t @taoeffect

 http://perspectiveapi.com/ 

It's 🤣 to poke around and see what biases the system picked up from the training data. 😰 to think about actual applications, though.

Maybe it's not fair to try single words when the model is designed for use on comments, so let's try things that could be entire comments 😇

Looks like this (or something like it) made it into production?

Google Cloud Vision API:

Black hand holding thermometer = hand gun
White hand holding thermometer = hand tool


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