Participation-washing could be the next dangerous fad in machine learning

Participation-washing could be the next dangerous fad in machine learning

September 11, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The AI community is finally waking up to the fact that machine learning can cause disproportionate harm to already oppressed and disadvantaged groups. We have activists and organizers to thank for that. Now, machine-learning researchers and scholars are looking for ways to make AI more fair, accountable, and transparent—but also, recently, more participatory. One of…

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Participation-washing could be the next dangerous fad in machine learning

August 27, 2020 Darnetta Mahaffy 0

The AI community is finally waking up to the fact that machine learning can cause disproportionate harm to already oppressed and disadvantaged groups. We have activists and organizers to thank for that. Now, machine-learning researchers and scholars are looking for ways to make AI more fair, accountable, and transparent—but also, recently, more participatory. One of…