Often referenced in our own blogs and scientific papers, these are deep dives on NLP /ML, predictive analytics, personality assessment and HR tech trends.
Biased Algorithms Are Easier to Fix Than Biased People
- BY Barbara Hyman
- DATE: April 14, 2020
Author: Sendhil Mullainathan
Why we love it
Racial discrimination by algorithms or by people is harmful — but that’s where the similarities end. The study: “Are Emily and Greg more employable than Lakisha and Jamal?” we referenced in our bias paper. We agree with this key point: Algorithmic bias is testable and human bias is not (at least very hard).