Ethics for Powerful Algorithms

Ethics for Powerful Algorithms by Abe Gong.

Abe’s four questions:

  1. Are the statistics solid?
  2. Who wins? Who loses?
  3. Are those changes to power structures healthy?
  4. How can we mitigate harms?

Remind me of my favorite scene from Labyrinth:

Transcript:

Sarah: That’s not fair!
Jareth: You say that so often, I wonder what your basis for comparison is?

Isn’t the question of “fairness” one for your client?

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