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Artificial intelligence assesses political orientation

Researchers at Stanford University have used AI-based facial recognition to develop software that should be able to correctly assess a person's political orientation 72 percent of the time. To do this, the AI analyzes human faces for data points such as head posture, facial features and expressions, or the specific way a person looks at the camera. According to the scientists, these features should differ depending on political orientation. For the development, the software was trained over three years with photos from dating websites and Facebook profiles from Canada, Great Britain and the USA.