Tales from the Front — self-education

Finger on the Scale: Bias in Computer Systems

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  Works Cited Angwin, Julia, et al. “Machine Bias.” ProPublica, 23 May 2016, www.propublica.org/article/machine-bias-risk-assessments-in-criminal-sentencing. Notes: I found their data analysis explanation (Larson) before I found the original article. This article gives human faces to the data, an important step in providing the emotional component to the data. One of the reasons that I chose this article and the other is that one of the authors is the same as the "It's Complicated" article in our reading. ProPublica is a highly rated non-profit, and the authors of the article are award-winning in their field (including a Pulitzer). Bellovin, Steve. “Yes, ‘Algorithms’...

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