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‘Coded Bias’ addresses algorithmic inequality in big tech

Dr. Timnit Gebru, a former co-leader of Google’s Ethical Artificial Intelligence team, recently made headlines after getting fired. The cause: A paper she published criticized Google’s approach to minority hiring and the biases built into today’s artificial intelligence systems. Just one of many accounts of the tech industry’s storied diversity issue, which seeps into machine […]