Learn about dismantling algorithmic bias at Disrupt

Learn about dismantling algorithmic bias at Disrupt

When Netflix recommends you watch “Everything Sucks” after you’ve finished “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” an algorithm decided that would be the next logical thing for you to watch. And when Google shows you one search result…

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Finding the Goldilocks zone for applied AI

Finding the Goldilocks zone for applied AI

Ivy Nguyen Contributor More posts by this contributor GDPR panic may spur data and AI innovation Data is not the new oil < p dir=”ltr”>While Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg debate the dangers of artificial general…

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Wall Street's drop brings scrutiny of complex low-volatility bets $VXX

Wall Street’s drop brings scrutiny of complex low-volatility bets $VXX

Wall Street’s plunge this week has brought scrutiny to complex niche products to trade on volatility that market experts believe were poorly structured and exacerbated swings in stocks. Only days before markets began to go…

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New York City Council unanimously passed a bill to tackle algorithmic discrimination

The algorithms that play increasingly central roles in our lives often emanate from Silicon Valley, but the effort to hold them accountable may have another epicenter: New York City. Last week, the New York City…

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