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"We may find ourselves with AI systems that have perfect scores on measures of algorithmic trust, even as the world in which they operate has become more distrustful and destabilized than ever."
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A sweeping drug addiction risk algorithm has become central to how the US handles the opioid crisis. It may only be making the crisis worse.
A sweeping drug addiction risk algorithm has become central to how the US handles the opioid crisis. It may only be making the crisis worse.
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"As more of our lives are mediated through the internet, private companies cannot be allowed to dictate the terms on which we relate to each other, argue Tim Scriven and Aleks Wansbrough."
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