Google Gemini's diversity debacle is the weirdest AI incident yet

Several controversies have plagued the advent of generative AI models since text-to-image began to hit the mainstream in 2021. From copyright issue to the risk to jobs, many feel that AI poses an existential threat to certain creative professions. And then there's the question of bias, with several models accused perpetuating social inequality in their results.

To combat this, AI companies have made efforts to ensure their models promote diversity. But Google's Gemini model has drawn ridicule this week for taking the idea too far – the natural conclusion being, believe it or not, racially diverse Nazis. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.