Algorithmic bias

Cuomo lawyer wants independent review of sexual harassment probe, slams AG James as biased

18 hours ago   |   NY Daily News   |   2 articles

Lawyer Rita Glavin unveiled a “formal submission” and complained Wednesday that her client was “ambushed” by Attorney General Letitia James during a virtual press conference...
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AI model optimization startup Deci raises $21M

AI model optimization startup Deci raises $21M

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Deci, a startup developing a platform to optimize AI and machine learning algorithms, has raised $21 million in a venture funding round.
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Activision Blizzard reports 20 people have exited company and 20 more disciplined

Activision Blizzard reports 20 people have exited company and 20 more disciplined

1 day ago   |   Venture Beat

Activision Blizzard reported that 20 people have exited company and 20 more have been disciplined in its investigation of sex bias.
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The HLF Five: How US-Israeli Geopolitics Cruelly Warped the US Judicial Process

1 day ago   |   MintPress News

There seem to be few limits to bias and cruelty when it comes to the United States judicial system in the service of political and geopolitical agendas. Communities of color in...
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Russia's dramatic decision to cut direct diplomatic ties with NATO further proof that Moscow no longer cares what the West thinks

Russia's dramatic decision to cut direct diplomatic ties with NATO further proof that Moscow no longer cares what the West thinks

1 day ago   |   RT

Two decades ago, President Vladimir Putin and his American counterpart, Bill Clinton, discussed Russia potentially joining NATO. Now, this week, Moscow has announced it is...
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Ron Rivera admits there's truth to Aaron Rodgers 'owning' the Bears

1 day ago   |   Comcast SportsNet Baltimore

No stranger to the Packers-Bears rivalry, Ron Rivera left biases out of it when discussing Aaron Rodgers' dominance of his former team.
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Google doesn't like being shown inconvenient problems, ex-ethical AI co-lead ‘fired' by the tech giant over her research tells RT

Google doesn't like being shown inconvenient problems, ex-ethical AI co-lead ‘fired' by the tech giant over her research tells RT

2 days ago   |   RT

Google clamped down on Timnit Gebru, the former co-lead of ethical AI team, because she not only revealed bias in its large language models, but also called for structural...
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Key Digital Wealth Managers: How robo-advisors present an opportunity for fintechs and incumbents alike

2 days ago   |   Business Insider

Digital wealth managers, also called robo-advisors, came into existence after the financial crisis in 2008, when fintechs aimed to simplify and democratize wealth management...
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You might like this! Facebook & Twitter recommendation algorithms could be deactivated under new plans from Russian lawmakers

You might like this! Facebook & Twitter recommendation algorithms could be deactivated under new plans from Russian lawmakers

4 days ago   |   RT

A new bill to be put before Russia's parliament could reportedly enable the government to regulate and restrict algorithms that recommend content and accounts which Moscow...
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Employers are being forced to reveal how much they will pay potential workers. It's a good idea, but it isn't a cure-all for our giant pay gaps

5 days ago   |   Business Insider

Pay transparency does not go far enough to solve pay inequities. SDI Productions/Getty Images While pay transparency does help minorities, there are other factors that continue...
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DWCS 44 winner Caio Borralho on how second opportunity for UFC deal came about

DWCS 44 winner Caio Borralho on how second opportunity for UFC deal came about

LAS VEGAS - Second time was the charm for Caio Borralho , who needed two stints on Dana White's Contender Series to earn a UFC contract. Borralho (10-1) defeated Aaron Jeffrey... Read more ...

Video: Another summer-like day ahead of big change

Video: Another summer-like day ahead of big change

We are going to have two more summer-like days before a big change rolls in for the weekend. Read more ...

Pa. restaurants and bars still craving return of ‘cocktails to go'

Pa. restaurants and bars still craving return of ‘cocktails to go'

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Joe Starkey: Is Kenny Pickett's Heisman moment at hand?

Joe Starkey: Is Kenny Pickett's Heisman moment at hand?

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ACC notebook: Evaluating the midseason conference title contenders

ACC notebook: Evaluating the midseason conference title contenders

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Users are more concerned about their data privacy, but many companies are...

Users are becoming more aware of data collection and are picking companies based on their privacy policies. Isabel Pavia/Getty Images Customers are growing more concerned about... Read more ...

ProShares' bitcoin futures fund becomes the fastest ETF to top $1 billion in...

A banner for the newly listed ProShares Bitcoin Strategy ETF hangs outside the New York Stock Exchange. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images The ProShares Bitcoin Strategy Fund... Read more ...

Booster dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shows 95.6% efficacy in Phase 3 trial

Booster dose of Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine shows 95.6% efficacy in Phase 3 trial

Pfizer noted that "efficacy was consistent irrespective of age, sex, race, ethnicity or comorbid conditions." Read more ...

Fritz Wetherbee: Steam Donkey

Fritz Wetherbee: Steam Donkey

The guy was fabulously rich but he had a very unhappy life, I'll tell you the story. Read more ...

From a Talking Toy to a Shattered Face-Here Are the Creepiest Dolls Across...

The National Parks Service confirmed that one "definitely does not climb out of the drawer and run around museum storage giggling in the middle of the night." Read more ...