Cognitive Bias in Machine Learning

The High Stakes Game of Digital Discrimination

Maureen McElaney
Aug 17, 2018 · 6 min read
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Facial Recognition Tested by ACLU

UPDATE: Amazon says clients should use a confidence threshold of 95% or higher for “facial recognition or law enforcement activities.” But the ACLU points out that Amazon’s website, right now, recommends an 80% confidence for recognizing human faces.

Sentiment Analysis

ProPublica Study of At-Risk Criminal Data

The Gender Shades Project

The Gender Shades Project pilots an intersectional approach to inclusive product testing for AI. Video produced by Joy Buolamwini and Jimmy Day.

Real World Consequences

Is Open Source the Answer?

IBM CODAIT

Things we made with data at IBM’s Center for Open Source Data and AI Technologies.

Thanks to Bradley Holt and Patrick Titzler.

Maureen McElaney

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dev advocate at @IBM CODAIT. co-organizer at @vtcodecamp. board of @vttechalliance. content here is mine. Website: http://mcelaney.me/

IBM CODAIT

Things we made with data at IBM’s Center for Open Source Data and AI Technologies.