Why should we care about bias? How can we reduce it?

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With the technology at our disposal, we are trusting computers to do more and more everyday things for us. While some may be skeptical, there isn’t anything as such wrong with this, as the more data we generate the more precise the algorithms powering these computers will become.

However, this precision doesn’t represent the ideal fair and inclusive world that we want. Instead, it unfortunately represents a past world most are trying to escape. A world with discrimination, racism, disparities — an unequal world, where certain people have different access to opportunities than others.

So, ask yourself, do you want…

Mikaela Pisani

Head of Data Science at Rootstrap. Co-Managing Director at Girls In Tech Uruguay.

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