Trending Data Science Topics & Tools for 2020
As the entire world has entered a paradigm shift in 2020 due to the virus, trends across every industry may have changed to meet these changing times. In data science and AI, many practitioners and researchers have had to shift their focus to meet the demands of their company,... Read more
Gender and Artificial Intelligence
Society’s view of gender is at a critical point. The same is true for AI. So, how are these issues intersecting and what challenges are we facing in the realm of gender and artificial intelligence? 1. AI is Overwhelmingly... Read more
How to Reduce AI Bias in Hiring
If that title caused you some discomfort, that’s probably a good thing. We tend to view our computer tools and algorithms as free of the destructive biases we have as humans. In reality, our algorithms often mirror the unconscious biases we already have—case in point, AI in human resources.... Read more
Apple Pay Card’s Credit Determining AI: Gender Biased?
Over the past couple of years, we’ve become much more aware of the ways in which bias can negatively influence our AI algorithms, such as with AI gender bias. Despite companies’ best efforts to prevent bias in their models, however, bias is always present in our datasets. Just this... Read more
ODSC West 2019 Keynote Rachel Thomas on Algorithmic Bias
As algorithms are increasingly used in ways that affect daily life, the issue of algorithmic bias becomes ever more important. In her keynote address at ODSC West 2019, Rachel Thomas, co-founder of fast.ai and director of the University of San Francisco Center for Applied Data Ethics, addressed this topic... Read more
An In-Depth Look at the “Why” and “How” of Diversity in Data Science
Ask anyone for a list of “buzzwords” and diversity is bound to show up high on the list. As a society, we’ve been discussing it for years; even the tech and data science industries come under scrutiny. In this article, we’ll dive deep into what diversity really means, why... Read more