Inverse: How to Create Socially Responsible Algorithms, According to AI Institute

Inverse: How to Create Socially Responsible Algorithms, According to AI Institute. “AI Now’s report, Algorithmic Impact Assessments: Toward Accountable Automation in Public Agencies, outlines the need for transparency when it comes to deploying algorithms. Algorithms have a huge impact on our daily lives, but their impact sometimes goes unnoticed. Because they are baked into the infrastructure of social media and video platforms, for example, it’s easy to forget that programs often determine what content is pushed to internet users. It’s only when something goes wrong, like a conspiracy theory video reaching the top of YouTube’s trending list, that we scrutinize the automated decision procedures that shape online experiences.”