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Congress wants to protect you from biased algorithms, deepfakes, and other bad AI

On Dec 17, 2020
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RT @_KarenHao: Important signal. Last year Rep Yvette Clarke introduced the Algorithmic Accountability Act, which would require big companies to audit their systems for algorithmic bias and take corrective action. (I wrote about it in 2019 here: https://t.co/1wWKMiMCmR) https://t.co/dlze6gugY4
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Last Wednesday, US lawmakers introduced a new bill that represents one of the country’s first major efforts to regulate AI. There are likely to be more to come. It hints at a dramatic shift in Washington’s stance toward one of this century’s most powerful technologies. ...

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On Dec 17, 2020
@wimlds shared
RT @_KarenHao: Important signal. Last year Rep Yvette Clarke introduced the Algorithmic Accountability Act, which would require big companies to audit their systems for algorithmic bias and take corrective action. (I wrote about it in 2019 here: https://t.co/1wWKMiMCmR) https://t.co/dlze6gugY4
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Congress wants to protect you from biased algorithms, deepfakes, and other bad AI

Congress wants to protect you from biased algorithms, deepfakes, and other bad AI

Last Wednesday, US lawmakers introduced a new bill that represents one of the country’s first major efforts to regulate AI. There are likely to be more to come. It hints at a dramatic shift ...

Congress wants to protect you from biased algorithms, deepfakes, and other bad AI

Congress wants to protect you from biased algorithms, deepfakes, and other bad AI

Only a few legislators really know what they’re talking about, but it’s a start.

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The future of regulation: AI for consumer good

The future of regulation: AI for consumer good

Speech by Christopher Woolard, Executive Director of Strategy and Competition at the FCA, delivered at The Alan Turing Institute's AI ethics in the financial sector conference.

How not to build a biased algorithm

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AI Ethics Resources

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Through a series of case studies, both negative and positive, I counter 4 misconceptions about tech that often lead to human harm, as well as offer some healthier principles: Build up your ...

Do The Algorithms A Favor. ‘Invest More In Diversifying The AI Field Itself’: McKinsey

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Background vector created by starline - www.freepik.com There is an ongoing debate on whether or not bias demonstrated by artificial intelligence (AI) can be fixed. A new study entitled ...

Eliminating Confusion Between AI and ML; AI Doesn’t Exist Without Its Subsets

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AI and ML are often confused as same terms but they are quite different in their approach. While Machine learning is a technology that is transforming several industries, AI is an umbrella ...

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There's still a lot of confusion within the public and the media regarding what is ML and AI.