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Video – How to Use AI Ethically from Natalia Modjeska of Omdia
 Event: Machine Learning Week 2021 Keynote: How to Use AI...
Video – Alexa On The Edge – A Case Study in Customer-Obsessed Research from Susanj of Amazon
 Event: Machine Learning Week 2021 Keynote: Alexa On The Edge...
Why AI Isn’t Going to Replace Data Scientists Any Time Soon
 Should data scientists consider AI a threat to their...
“Doing AI” Is a Mistake that Detracts from Real Problem-Solving
  A note from Executive Editor Eric Siegel: Richard...

AI Bias

Twitter AI Bias Contest Shows Beauty Filters Hoodwink the Algorithm

 Originally published in CNET.com, Aug 9, 2021. The service’s algorithm for cropping photos favors people with slimmer, younger faces and lighter skin. A researcher at Switzerland’s EPFL technical university won a $3,500 prize for determining that a key Twitter algorithm favors faces that look slim and young and with skin that is lighter-colored or with

LinkedIn’s Job-Matching AI Was Biased. The Company’s Solution? More AI

 Originally published in MIT Technology Review, June 23, 2021. ZipRecruiter, CareerBuilder, LinkedIn—most of the world’s biggest job search sites use AI to match people with job openings. But the algorithms don’t always play fair. Years ago, LinkedIn...

What a Machine Learning Tool That Turns Obama White Can (And Can’t) Tell Us About AI Bias

 Originally published in The Verge, June 23, 2020 A striking image that only hints at a much bigger problem. It’s a startling image that illustrates the deep-rooted biases of AI research. Input a low-resolution picture of Barack...