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Google Pulls Gemini’s AI Image Generator After ‘Woke’ Photos<!-- wp:html --><p>Omar Marques/SOPA Images/LightRocket via Getty Images</p> <p><a href="http://thedailybeast.com/keyword/google">Google</a>’s Gemini <a href="http://thedailybeast.com/keyword/artificial-intelligence">AI</a> is off to a rocky start. Despite the fact that it’s Google’s <a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/googles-new-ai-update-is-groundbreakingand-disappointing">most powerful chatbot</a> available to the public, it’s run straight into a hurdle that’s insurmountable for many big tech companies: the culture war.</p> <p>The company has announced Thursday that it would be pausing Gemini’s image generation capabilities after it created historically-inaccurate images such as Black Nazi soldiers and Native American U.S. senators. Google acknowledged in a <a href="https://twitter.com/Google_Comms/status/1760603321944121506">statement</a> that Gemini was “offering inaccuracies in some historical image generation depictions,” and that they would re-release the generator with an update in the future.</p> <p>“We’re working to improve these kinds of depictions immediately,” the company said. “Gemini’s AI image generation does generate a wide range of people. And that’s generally a good thing because people around the world use it. But it’s missing the mark here.”</p> <p><a href="https://www.thedailybeast.com/google-pulls-geminis-ai-image-generator-after-woke-photos">Read more at The Daily Beast.</a></p><!-- /wp:html -->

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Google’s Gemini AI is off to a rocky start. Despite the fact that it’s Google’s most powerful chatbot available to the public, it’s run straight into a hurdle that’s insurmountable for many big tech companies: the culture war.

The company has announced Thursday that it would be pausing Gemini’s image generation capabilities after it created historically-inaccurate images such as Black Nazi soldiers and Native American U.S. senators. Google acknowledged in a statement that Gemini was “offering inaccuracies in some historical image generation depictions,” and that they would re-release the generator with an update in the future.

“We’re working to improve these kinds of depictions immediately,” the company said. “Gemini’s AI image generation does generate a wide range of people. And that’s generally a good thing because people around the world use it. But it’s missing the mark here.”

Read more at The Daily Beast.

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