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Researcher Develops Algorithm to Make Artificial Intelligence Fairer

A researcher from Queen’s University Belfast has developed an innovative new algorithm that will help make artificial intelligence (AI) fairer and less biased when processing data. Companies often use AI technologies to sift through huge amounts of data in situations such as an oversubscribed job vacancy or in policing when there is a large volume of CCTV data linked to a crime.

DataRobot Reports that Nearly Half of AI Professionals are Very to Extremely Concerned about AI Bias

DataRobot, the leader in enterprise AI, released new research revealing that nearly half (42%) of AI professionals across the U.S. and U.K. are “very” to “extremely” concerned about AI bias. The research — based on a survey of more than 350 U.S. and U.K. executives involved in AI and machine learning purchasing decisions — uncovered that “compromised brand reputation” and “loss of customer trust” are the most concerning repercussions of AI bias, prompting 93% of respondents to say they plan to invest more in AI bias prevention initiatives in the next 12 months.

Overcoming Bias and Unlocking the Power of Programming Inclusivity

In this contributed article, Mariano Stampella, Business Developer at intive, argues that coding biases actually hold back technological process. Developing technology in a way that is inclusive is not only the right thing to do, but it will also enable innovation that has a far greater impact on society.