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A Nutrition Label for AI

Mar 25, 2021 |

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 AI FactSheets, which it describes as a nutrition label for deep learning that explains how models work and that can also detect bias. Read more…

Algorithm Gets the Blame for COVID-19 Vaccine Snafu

Dec 22, 2020 |

Managers at Stanford Medical Center blamed an algorithm for their decision not to give the COVID-19 vaccination to 1,300 residents and fellows working as frontline physicians in the hospital, much to the displeasure of those residents and fellows. Read more…

LinkedIn Unveils Open-Source Toolkit for Detecting AI Bias

Aug 28, 2020 |

As AI becomes increasingly integrated in our day-to-day lives, the implications of bias in AI grow more and more worrisome. Training data that appears impartial is often influenced by historical and socioeconomic factors that render it biased, sometimes to the detriment of marginalized groups, and especially in AI applications in sectors like healthcare and criminal justice. Read more…

Women in Big Data: Does Gender Matter?

Jul 12, 2016 |

I’ve recently taken on a position as an executive in a technical role at a big data startup headquartered in the heart of Silicon Valley.  I see the growth of next-gen big data platforms as the most exciting and disruptive story of the 21st century.   Read more…