First story in Kai-Fu Lee and Chen Qiufan's AI 2041 is about racist AI.
... Woke and Deep Learning are strict antonyms.
... "But what if Deep Learning learns things it's not supposed to?"
... This question is the whole of non-STEM 2041.
... In the story, an Indian girl starts dating a dalit and her family's insurance premiums go through the roof.
... Hindutva's unexpected ally.
... Bollywood take on the Skynet mythos when?

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