GOOGLE GOES WOKE, will change what you write to more ‘inclusive’ language

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Google Docs will now suggest edits if you write something that is not deemed ‘inclusive’, changing words like ‘mailman’ to ‘mail carrier’.

The announcement was made during the virtually-held Google I/O developer conference on Tuesday.

Other changes will see chairman prompted to change to chairperson. The new update will also suggest ways to avoid passive voice or offensive language.

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Alphabet Inc’s Chief Executive Sundar Pichai says he has made advocating for social justice a priority across the company.

In another move the company said by this fall its Pixel smartphones would better capture darker skin tones and curly and wavy hair in photos.

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Google has in the past been forced to apologize over its predictive algorithms.

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