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Developing Algorithms That Might One Day Be Used Against You – Gizmodo Australia

Machine learning algorithms serve us the news we read, the ads we see, and in some cases even drive our cars. But there’s an insidious layer to these algorithms:…

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Machine learning algorithms serve us the news we read, the ads we see, and in some cases even drive our cars. But theres an insidious layer to these algorithms: They rely on data collected by and about humans, and they spit our worst biases right back out at us. For example, job candidate screening algorithms may automatically reject names that sound like they belong to nonwhite people, while facial recognition software is often much worse at recognising women or nonwhite faces than it is at recognising…

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