The Era of Plausible Deniability in Big Data Continues

This post was originally published on mathbabe https://mathbabe.org/2018/10/16/the-era-of-plausible-deniability-in-big-data-continues/ on October 16th 2018.

Today I published a new Bloomberg Opinion piece on how Amazon’s sexist recruiting algorithm is not a surprise to anyone, but is framed as one because the tech bros are trying to maintain plausible deniability: Amazon’s Gender-Biased Algorithm Is Not Alone They’re everywhere, but nobody wants to know about it.   For my other Bloomberg […]

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