Tag: Bias

Justified Algorithmic Forgiveness?

Last week, Paco Nathan referenced Julia Angwin’s recent Strata keynote that covered algorithmic bias. This Domino Data Science Field Note dives a bit deeper into some...

Themes and Conferences per Pacoid, Episode 2

Paco Nathan's column covers themes of data science for accountability, reinforcement learning challenges assumptions, as well as surprises within AI and Economics. Introduction Welcome back to...

Trust in LIME: Yes, No, Maybe So? 

In this Domino Data Science Field Note, we briefly discuss an algorithm and framework for generating explanations, LIME (Local Interpretable Model-Agnostic Explanations), that may help data...

Make Machine Learning Interpretability More Rigorous

This Domino Data Science Field Note covers a proposed definition of machine learning interpretability, why interpretability matters, and the arguments for considering a rigorous evaluation of...

Learn from the Reproducibility Crisis in Science

Key highlights from Clare Gollnick’s talk, “The limits of inference: what data scientists can learn from the reproducibility crisis in science”, are covered in this Domino...

On Ingesting Kate Crawford’s “The Trouble with Bias”

Kate Crawford discussed bias at a recent SF-based City Arts and Lectures talk and a recording of the discussion will be broadcast, May 6th, on KQED and...

Bias: Breaking the Chain that Holds Us Back

Speaker Bio: Dr. Vivienne Ming was named one of 10 Women to Watch in Tech by Inc. Magazine, she is a theoretical neuroscientist, entrepreneur, and author. She...

0.05 is an Arbitrary Cut Off: “Turning Fails into Wins”

Grace Tang, Data Scientist at Uber, presented insights, common pitfalls, and “best practices to ensure all experiments are useful” in her Strata Singapore session, “Turning Fails...

Racial Bias in Policing: An Analysis of Illinois Traffic Stop Data

Mollie Pettit, Data Scientist and D3.js Data Visualization Instructor with Metis, walks data scientists through analysis of Illinois police traffic stop data, presenting a story narrative...