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Do we need protection from Algorithms?

algomachine
This is an interesting think piece. It's about what should or should not be done about "algorithmic harms" an interesting term I've not heard before so perhaps the author of this article has coined it. He writes, "Let’s compare two types of algorithmic harms. In the first case, a bank uses an algorithm designed to deny all loan applications from black women. Here, there’s an existing law being ...
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China Will Rate Citizens on Their Social Score

Trump the Slayer
This is right out of a Brave New World. China is going to be rating people based on their "sociality" using data gathered from every electronic method available to them.  It is terrifying. Yet it's not much different than what we've been doing in the United States to ourselves. If you are a white, cis-gendered, male, you have a very low social score. If you question the science of global wa...
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