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What is algorithmic bias, and what does it mean for an algorithm to be fair or unfair? This talk explores fair decision making in the context of criminal justice, lending, hiring, and so on, providing both intuitions and their connection to legal and mathematical principles. It describes the basic frameworks of "allocative fairness," that is, fairness when giving out a benefit or a punishment.
Talk video and more at http://jonathanstray.com/introduction-to-algorithmic-bias
A talk at Code for America HQ in San Francisco.