Police and Big Tech Are Partners in Crime. We Need to Abolish Them Both
Silicon Valley has made billions of dollars empowering the police by pitching surveillance and data analysis technology as unbiased. It’s not.
Over 1,000 AI Experts Condemn Racist Algorithms That Claim to Predict Crime
Technologists from MIT, Harvard, and Google say research claiming to predict crime based on human faces creates a "tech-to-prison pipeline" that reinforces racist policing.
This Company Is Using Racially-Biased Algorithms to Select Jurors
Momus Analytics' predictive scoring system is using race to grade potential jurors on vague qualities like "leadership" and "personal responsibility."
‘Significant Racial Bias’ Found in National Healthcare Algorithm Affecting Millions of People
A series of studies argue that by focusing on costs as a proxy for health, risk algorithms are ignoring the racial inequalities in healthcare access.
Algorithms Have Nearly Mastered Human Language. Why Can’t They Stop Being Sexist?
To fight gender bias, researchers are training language-processing algorithms to envision a world where it doesn’t exist.
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