Artificial intelligence is creeping into more aspects of our daily lives.
As advanced technology tries to make our lives easier, it can also cause a lot of harm.
For example, Stanford Health Care used an algorithm to decide which employees would receive the coronavirus vaccine first. The algorithm prioritized age rather than exposure to the virus, and Stanford officials later apologized for leaving people out.
How do we deal with biases, and what can be done to avoid them?
Rumman Chowdhury is a data scientist who is the former head of responsible AI at Accenture Applied Intelligence and has now launched her own company called Parity.
Drew Harwell is a reporter at The Washington Post covering artificial intelligence.
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