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New York Times | 11.19.15

Predictive Algorithms Are Not Inherently Unbiased

Seeta Peña Gangadharan

In this op-ed, Data & Society fellow Seeta Peña Gangadharan addresses the question “Can Crime Be Ethically Predicted?” and argues that bias is inherent in the technical systems used in predictive policing leading to “fundamentally discriminatory” technologies.

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