Math Can't Solve Everything: Questions We Need To Be Asking Before Deciding an Algorithm is the Answer

Math Can't Solve Everything: Questions We Need To Be Asking Before Deciding an Algorithm is the Answer

Electronic Frontier Foundation - May 07, 2018

Across the globe, algorithms are quietly but increasingly being relied upon to make important decisions that impact our lives. This includes determining the number of hours of in-home medical care patients will receive, whether a child is so at risk that child protective services should investigate, if a teacher adds value to a classroom or should be fired, and whether or not someone should continue receiving welfare benefits.

https://www.eff.org/deeplinks/2018/05/math-cant-solve-everything-questions-we-need-be-asking-deciding-algorithm-answer

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