The Stanford robot was able to correctly classify gay and straight men 81 per cent of the time, and gay and straight women 71 per cent of the time when provided with just one image of the subject.

A new study from Stanford University used artificial intelligence (AI) technology to guess people’s sexual orientations by analysing their headshots. (...)

Kim Kardashian West: researchers  figured out how to tie your interest in Kardashian West to certain personality traits.  Photograph Mike Segar/Reuters

Perhaps at some point in the past few years you’ve told Facebook that you like, say, Kim Kardashian West. When you hit the thumbs-up button on her pag(...)

Image from the Stanford study. Photograph: Stanford University.

Artificial intelligence can accurately guess whether people are gay or straight based on photos of their faces, according to new research suggesting t(...)