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PBS | 10.25.17

Ghosts in the Machine

Andrew Selbst

D&S postdoctoral scholar Andrew Selbst weighs in on algorithmic bias.

“‘Everybody is in some sense right,’  says Andrew Selbst, an attorney and postdoc at the Data and Society Research Institute who specializes in legal questions surrounding big data and machine learning. ‘The real issue is that we have, for a long time, been able to avoid being very clear as a society about what we mean by fairness and what we mean by discrimination.'”

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