A design decision resulted in significant disparity in who was identified for enrollment in a care-management program.
The Roman Family University Professor of Computation and Behavioral Science at Chicago Booth explains why AI’s impact on equity will ultimately be a social question, not a technological one.
As artificial intelligence is used more and more to aid—or sometimes replace—human decision-making, how worried should we be that these applications will automate bias against particular groups?
Can we keep our flaws out of artificial intelligence and its decision-making?
Under the right circumstances, algorithms can be more transparent than human decision-making, and even can be used to develop a more equitable society.