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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 111–117.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Megan Garcia Companies and governments need to pay attention to the unconscious and institutional biases that seep into their algorithms, argues cybersecurity expert Megan Garcia. Distorted data can skew results in web searches, home loan decisions, or photo recognition software. But the...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 1–3.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Guantanamo, Syria, and the United Arab Emirates to our Kenya-based fellow Nanjala Nyabola who analyzes gender representation in African legislatures to Megan Garcia on algorithmic bias and Ellie Geranmayeh on Tehran’s split opinion on Moscow, the following pages offer a more dynamic look at the world through...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 38–42.
Published: 01 June 2017
... authority to capture telephonic and electronic communications, as well as the diffusion of CCTV, facial recognition, and now-emerging biometric identification technologies. At the back end, algorithmic ‘big data’ tools today allow pooled data to be sliced for area- and person-specific risk predictions...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2014) 31 (3): 41–48.
Published: 01 September 2014
... collective social right to know what has happened in the past without history being edited by an individual? Andersdotter: This is Google taking the initiative to remove it from its search engine. I think what the courts were going for is a kind of algorithmic regulation. The courts never intended for...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2016) 33 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2016
... systems work in limited, predetermined fields, and have been around for decades. From the navigation apps on mobile phones to Amazon’s recommendation systems to machine translation tools to the automated stock-trading algorithms that generate so much of today’s financial activity, such systems can perform...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2018) 35 (1): 10–15.
Published: 01 March 2018
... potential cultural applications of AI, its deployment at the level of government, and the dangers of human, data-set, and algorithmic bias. (Perhaps the future has already become a soft sell? Or perhaps organizers are simply acknowledging that to live in the UAE already requires a reliance on technology to...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2014) 31 (1): 115–124.
Published: 01 March 2014
... debit and credit card systems. But what happens when these new crypto systems begin to fail? None is backed by a central bank, nor by the full faith and credit of a government. The problem is that devices such as Bitcoin are built on a series of computer algorithms and on a foundation of trust in...