23 December 2020

Quote of the Day

After an audit of the algorithm, the resume screening company found that the algorithm found two factors to be most indicative of job performance: their name was Jared, and whether they played high school lacrosse.
Dave Gershgorn on Quartz about how algorithms reinforce bias.

I would argue that this is a feature, and not a bug.

When you look at the "Gig Economy", and AI "Expert Systems," the unspoking selling point is that they are, "money laundering for bias."


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