Google hopeful of fix for Gemini’s historical image diversity issue within weeks

Google is hopeful it will soon be able to “unpause” the ability of its multimodal generative AI tool, Gemini, to depict people, per DeepMind founder, Demis Hassabis. The capability to respond to prompts for images of humans should be back online in the “next few weeks,” he said today.
Google suspended the Gemini capability last week after users pointed out the tool was producing historically incongruous images, such as depicting the U.S. Founding Fathers as a diverse group of people, rather than only white men.
Hassabis responded to questions about the product snafu during an onstage interview at the …