Algorithms Are Biased. That Might Help Regulators End Discrimination, a New Paper Argues.
Algorithmic prejudices can create inequalities. But in doing so, they might help lawyers pinpoint discrimination where they could not in the past.
Justice by the Numbers: Meet the Statistician Trying to Fix Bias in Criminal Justice Algorithms
When the underlying data they rely on is incomplete—and it often is—the growing use of machine learning tools in America's criminal justice system can have devastating effects.
Can Racial Bias Ever Be Removed From Criminal Justice Algorithms?
A recent vote over a proposed tool to predict the risk that a person would pose a threat to public safety in Pennsylvania stirred a debate over its unintended consequences.
How Artificial Intelligence Can Explain Unconscious Decision-Making
We can learn more about our own internal decision-making processes through the language of mathematical algorithms used by AI machines.
What We Know About the Computer Formulas Making Decisions in Your Life
When big data uses bad data, discrimination can result.
The Future of Work: For Uber Drivers, Data Is the Boss
The latest entry in a special project in which business and labor leaders, social scientists, technology visionaries, activists, and journalists weigh in on the most consequential changes in the workplace.
From the NSA to OKCupid, 5 Algorithms That Rule Your World
From the NSA to OKCupid.
AI Will Have to Figure Out Which Triangles Are the 'Trianglest'
Understand that human thinking is fuzzy around the edges, which is totally different from how computers compute.