While AI, in theory, is meant to be unbiased, it can only work with the data given, and that data reflects the unconscious bias of its creators as well as the AI creators. There are several instances in which bias has been on stark display in AI. One example of this is AI algorithms sending tech job openings to men but not women.
There have been several studies and news articles written that have shown evidence of discriminatory outcomes due to bias in AI. Here are a few examples: