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A Council of Citizens Should Regulate Algorithms | WIRED

Are machine-learning algorithms biased, wrong, and racist? Let citizens decide.

Essentially rule-based structures for making decisions, machine-learning algorithms play an increasingly large role in our lives. They suggest what we should read and watch, whom we should date, and whether or not we are detained while awaiting trial. Their promise is huge–they can better detect cancers. But they can also discriminate based on the color of our skin or the zip code we live in.

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Source: A Council of Citizens Should Regulate Algorithms | WIRED

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