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Algorithms now setting the price of rent and no surprises that it's all about maximum extraction. A system where empathy is a weakness and not a virtue. "One of the algorithm’s developers told ProPublica that leasing agents had “too much _...Read More_
Algorithms now setting the price of rent and no surprises that it's all about maximum extraction. A system where empathy is a weakness and not a virtue. "One of the algorithm’s developers told ProPublica that leasing agents had “too much _...Read More_
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"In no time, the texts were the central subject of discussion among tech workers and watchers. “The dominant reaction from all the threads I’m in is Everyone looks fucking dumb,” one former social-media executive, whom I’ve granted _...Read More_
"In no time, the texts were the central subject of discussion among tech workers and watchers. “The dominant reaction from all the threads I’m in is Everyone looks fucking dumb,” one former social-media executive, whom I’ve granted _...Read More_
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A fine example of how to game an algorithm and win, whilst also a remarkable example of algorithmic tweeks shifting a groups behaviour. "“Facebook’s algorithm heavily favors video content,” Nick Cicero, the founder of Delmodo, a video _...Read More_
A fine example of how to game an algorithm and win, whilst also a remarkable example of algorithmic tweeks shifting a groups behaviour. "“Facebook’s algorithm heavily favors video content,” Nick Cicero, the founder of Delmodo, a video _...Read More_
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This is a bit of a development. An Italian court has found an algorithm used by Deliveroo to determine the reliability of a rider was discriminatory and ordered them to pay 50,000 euros to the suing parties. This opens the door to Judicial _...Read More_
This is a bit of a development. An Italian court has found an algorithm used by Deliveroo to determine the reliability of a rider was discriminatory and ordered them to pay 50,000 euros to the suing parties. This opens the door to Judicial _...Read More_
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A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced a bill that would require online platforms to let users opt out of having personal data-driven algorithms select the content they see, according to a copy of the text shared exclusively _...Read More_
A bipartisan group of House lawmakers has introduced a bill that would require online platforms to let users opt out of having personal data-driven algorithms select the content they see, according to a copy of the text shared exclusively _...Read More_
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>"The bill introduced by House lawmakers would force social media companies to offer an "unmanipulated" version of their service."
>"The bill introduced by House lawmakers would force social media companies to offer an "unmanipulated" version of their service."
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>"Surveilling drivers under the guise of safety is a common thread in Uber’s patents. Experts warn the systems could reinforce existing inequalities."
>"Surveilling drivers under the guise of safety is a common thread in Uber’s patents. Experts warn the systems could reinforce existing inequalities."
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Nothing we didn't already know but it's good to see a light being shined on it. "Haugen claims the root of the problem is the algorithims rolled out in 2018 that govern what you see on the platform. According to her they are meant to _...Read More_
Nothing we didn't already know but it's good to see a light being shined on it. "Haugen claims the root of the problem is the algorithims rolled out in 2018 that govern what you see on the platform. According to her they are meant to _...Read More_
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This powerful reporting exposes what many people of color encounter when they try to buy their “personal American dream.” Lenders were 80 percent more likely to reject Black applicants for home loans than similar white applicants.
This powerful reporting exposes what many people of color encounter when they try to buy their “personal American dream.” Lenders were 80 percent more likely to reject Black applicants for home loans than similar white applicants.
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>"Privacy concerns about AI systems are growing. So researchers are testing whether they can remove sensitive data without retraining the system from scratch."
>"Privacy concerns about AI systems are growing. So researchers are testing whether they can remove sensitive data without retraining the system from scratch."
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>"In 2019, I made a painful decision. But to the algorithms that drive Facebook, Pinterest, and a million other apps, I'm forever getting married."
>"In 2019, I made a painful decision. But to the algorithms that drive Facebook, Pinterest, and a million other apps, I'm forever getting married."
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>"Most image recognition algorithms require lots of labeled pictures. This new approach eliminates the need for most of the labeling."
>"Most image recognition algorithms require lots of labeled pictures. This new approach eliminates the need for most of the labeling."