News  |  ,   |  July 1, 2020

Programming Fairness in Algorithms

Blog post by Matthew Stewart. Published on Towards Data Science. Excerpt: Understanding and combating issues of fairness in supervised learning. Note: This article is intended for a general audience to try . . .

Articles  |  ,   |  February 14, 2020

The limits of human predictions of recidivism

Peer-reviewed article by Zhiyuan “Jerry” Lin, Jongbin Jung, Sharad Goel, and Jennifer Skeem. Published in Science Advances. Abstract: Dressel and Farid recently found that laypeople were as accurate as statistical . . .

Documentaries  |    |  January 31, 2020

Coded Bias

Coded Bias: A Conversation with Director Shalini Kantayya The documentary Coded Bias follows MIT’s Joy Buolamwini as she discovers facial recognition technology’s racial bias and pushes for legislation to protect . . .