Machine Learning Times
Machine Learning Times

Wicked Problem

Diversity and Collaborative Problem Solving to Address Wicked Data Ethics Problems

 The complexity of the ethical issues facing professionals who work in machine learning, data science, analytics, and related professions have all the hallmarks of a “wicked problem”.  Rittel and Weber, the researchers responsible for coining the term “wicked problems”, believed a more inclusive approach to problem-solving was especially important in diverse and pluralistic societies where

Ethical Machine Learning as a Wicked Problem

 In the 1950 and 1960s, social and behavioral sciences were at the cutting edge of innovation. Scientific techniques and quantitative analyses were being applied to some of the most pressing social problems. The thinking was “If NASA...