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What We Should Take Away From Amazon’s Embedding Bias in Its Algorithm and Stopping the Project

A while ago I wrote an article warning recruiters about embedding their bias in their selection algorithms. The problem, as I described, is we all have a bias, usually unconscious. Just look around you right now at your department. Is...
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When Is It Important for an Algorithm to Explain Itself?

As more decisions are automated, understanding how they are made becomes harder.
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Algorithm matches human cardiologists in detecting heart attacks

From: Via: RT @techreview: Algorithm matches human cardiologists in detecting heart attacks
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Don't believe the rumors: Instagram isn't killing the algorithm

Hey, Instagram haters: Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the company has no plans to change its algorithm-based photo feed, despite what you may have heard. Rumors began swirling late last week that the photo-sharing app had miraculously
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Facebook to publishers: The News Feed algorithm isn't why you're failing

It's been a rocky year in Facebook and publisher relations, but the social network has a new — very blunt — message for struggling publishers: it's probably your fault.  Speaking at a panel at South by Southwest, Facebook's head of
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Social publisher LittleThings shuts down, citing Facebook algorithm changes

From humble beginnings as a blog for a pet food venture, in four years LittleThings accrued millions of followers and views on its social platforms through feel-good content. But the publisher announced that it would be no more on Tuesday, putting