Inside the Suspicion Machine

Inside the Suspicion Machine

You’ve probably heard of stories where algorithms have been used to assess people and — surprise, surprise — turned out to be extremely biased. What makes this one so insightful is that it lays bare how exactly the system worked, and how it targeted the most vulnerable people. Reading this really makes you wonder how anyone could look at this algorithm and be like: Yes, this is something we should be using against out citizens.

From Weekly Filet #434, in March 2023.

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