Revealing Bias in ‘Unbiased’ Algorithms - MacArthur Foundation
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The process is known as algorithmic decision making, or ADS. It is also used to guide judgements that can change lives forever—whether a person is likely to commit a crime, for example, or whether their children should be taken from them. “As tools of algorithmic decision making appear in every field of our lives, it’s going to be critical that communities understand what these tools are,” said Bryan Mercer, Executive Director of Movement Alliance Project (MAP). The Philadelphia nonprofit unites community organizations around initiatives where technology, race, and inequality intersect.