Flawed Algorithms Are Grading Millions of Students’ Essays
Fooled by gibberish and highly susceptible to human bias, automated essay-scoring systems are being increasingly adopted, a Motherboard investigation has found
At Cannabis Shops, Face Recognition Is Already a Thing
Dispensaries are adopting in-store surveillance systems to protect profits. Experts warn it's a 'slippery slope' to discrimination.
Facial Recognition Software Regularly Misgenders Trans People
Human computer interfaces are almost never built with transgender people in mind, and continue to reinforce existing biases.
New York City Passes Bill to Study Biases in Algorithms Used by the City
The bill is believed to be the first in the country to push for open sourcing of the algorithms used by courts, police, and city agencies.