Algorithms Are Making Important Decisions. What Could Possibly Go Wrong? September 7, 2023 Authored: By Ananya Published: Scientific American Summary: Algorithms used for decision-making, from hiring to medical care, can produce varying results depending on how humans annotated the training data. A study shows that when humans described data using terms relevant to a given […]
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Harvard University, The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
The article discusses the concept of invisible AI, where AI algorithms operate behind the scenes to predict outcomes and make decisions in various fields. It highlights how invisible AI can be used for price steering, job hiring, and even criminal sentencing, and how lack of transparency in AI algorithms can lead to biased and unfair outcomes. The article calls for regulations and transparency in AI to ensure ethical and equitable use of the technology.