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Accenture Offers Way to Erase Gender, Racial, Ethnic Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Consulting firm Accenture has a new tool to help businesses detect and eliminate gender, racial and ethnic bias in artificial intelligence software. Companies and governments are increasingly turning to machine-learning algorithms to help make critical decisions, including who to hire, …

Ethics and Incentives Behind Driverless Car, Insurance, Other Algorithms: Viewpoint

Self-driving cars keep killing people. Just in the past few weeks, one crashed into a highway barrier and another ran over a pedestrian. This will inevitably lead to much hand-wringing about the ethics of the algorithms that drive autonomous vehicles. …