Algorithmic prejudices can create inequalities. But in doing so, they might help lawyers pinpoint discrimination where they could not in the past.
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.
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.
We can learn more about our own internal decision-making processes through the language of mathematical algorithms used by AI machines.
When big data uses bad data, discrimination can result.
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.
Understand that human thinking is fuzzy around the edges, which is totally different from how computers compute.