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Moving Beyond “Algorithmic Bias is a Data Problem”

 Originally published in Patterns, April 9, 2021. A surprisingly sticky belief is that a machine learning model merely reflects existing algorithmic bias in the dataset and does not itself contribute to harm. Why, despite clear evidence to the contrary, does the myth of the impartial model still hold allure for so many within our research community?