` The invention of AI ‘gaydar’ could be the start of something much worse - " Researchers claim they can spot gay people from a photo, but critics say we’re revisiting pseudoscience"` ` While the article does a good job of technically explaining why this kind of programing is flawed, it fails to address the larger issue here. What next? Can AI photo-identification look for other human characteristics such as guilt or innocence? Is a person a criminal? Will the police use it? Consider that such AI programs are in their infancy right now but are all ultimately geared at identifying traits in a person, which the end user finds either profitable and/or beneficial to their own cause. Civil liberties are at stake here. Living in an online public environment has its risks.