Bias

Human & Machine Power & Democracy

AI worsens world inequality, already a rising deadly issue

Artificial intelligence (AI) has taken over most areas of interest today, and in the future, this technology will be more and more present in all the activities we do day by day. AI emerged as a reality with the technological revolution. This growing development of AI has come with both the technological advancement of the […]

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Human & Machine Power & Democracy

The Dutch child care benefit scandal: an important lesson learned

A discriminating algorithm that wrongfully classified thousands of families as potential fraudsters indirectly led to the resignation of the Dutch government in 2021: a text-book example of bias in Artificial Intelligence. On January 15th 2021, the Dutch government resigned after thousands of families were wrongfully accused of fraud. Moreover, a disproportionate amount of the accused […]

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COMPAS software is used across the country to predict future criminals, and it's biased against black people.
Human & Machine Power & Democracy

How AI can help us make a leap towards a bias-free world

You may not already know, but you are biased. Biased by the environment you grew up in, your gender, the things you watch on TV or YouTube, your skin tone, who you follow on Instagram, what type of papers you read and so on. The fact that you are reading this paper already tells that […]

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Power & Democracy

We Need New Rules For Controlling And Monitoring The Evolution Of AI

The spreading of Artificial Intelligence in a lot of different domains is not news anymore. Intelligent systems, self-learning algorithms, and interconnected technologies have become normal tools in our society, often raising concerns and preoccupations that such systems might one day be able to outsmart humans. However, these problems are not as immediate as other threats […]

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