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New Law Would Create a Federal Data Protection Agency

Earlier this month, U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand submitted a bill called the Data Protection Act of 2021 that would seek to protect citizen’s data, safeguard their privacy, and ensure data practices are fair and tra Read more…

Achieving Data Literacy: Businesses Must First Learn New ABCs

Do you speak data? That’s the essential question Gartner poses to data and analytics leaders in promoting data literacy, “the ability to read, write and communicate data in context, including an understanding of data Read more…

To Bridge the AI Ethics Gap, We Must First Acknowledge It’s There

Companies are adopting AI solutions at unprecedented rates, but ethical worries continue to dog the roll outs. While there are no established standards for AI ethics, a common set of guidelines is beginning to emerge to Read more…

A Nutrition Label for AI

It can be difficult to understand exactly what’s going on inside of a deep learning model, which is a real problem for companies concerned about bias, ethics, and explainability. Now IBM is developing something called Read more…

Will Analytics Help Reduce Our Biases or Amplify Them?

This year has brought the challenges of racism and biases into full light with the murder of another unarmed black person, George Floyd, at the hands of police. We have now seen demonstrations in communities far and wide Read more…

In Automation We Trust: How to Build an Explainable AI Model

As AI becomes more advanced and complex, the algorithms and logic powering it become less transparent. This lack of clarity can be unnerving for some people. Recent high-profile AI failures illustrate this. For example, Read more…

Tool Links Donors with Pandemic-Ravaged Communities

On Monday, April 13, Datanami posted a press release about a new big data platform designed to “evaluate the capacity of nonprofit service providers to meet the needs of local communities” during the COVID-19 pandemi Read more…

New Law Firm Tackles AI Liability

If you’re not concerned about the potential legal liability from using AI, then you’re not paying attention. That’s the message from Andrew Burt, one of the founders of BNH.ai, a boutique law firm that’s dedicate Read more…

AI Bias a Real Concern in Business, Survey Says

The potential benefits of AI for businesses are huge. But those benefits could be eroded by hidden biases that damage brand reputation and customer trust, according to a survey of US and UK businesses commissioned by Dat Read more…

USF Launches Data Ethics Center

Ethical AI remains a high priority as developers pause to consider the implications of the automation tools they are creating. A more granular approach is being taken by the University of San Francisco’s Data Institute Read more…

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