A failure at Stanford teaches us the limits of medical algorithms

Close-up of Moderna vaccine. Photo: William Campbell/Getty Images

How algorithmic fairness applies to recommendation systems beyond the classic “binary classifier” case.

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Facebook’s civil rights audit shows they have a long way to go.

The UK’s Data Protection Authority just issued much-anticipated guidance that clarifies the complicated issue of the GDPR’s ‘right to explanation’. Here is some background on the issue and what the new information means.

GDPR gives consumers the “right to an explanation”… but what does that mean?

Liz O'Sullivan

AI Activist, Pragmatic Pacifist, & Lover of Tinfoil Hats. VP Arthur AI (arthur.ai); Technology Director STOP (stopspying.org); Member ICRAC (.net). Views mine.

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