Algorithms are made up of someone’s opinion and experience. Therefore, we should ensure that the opinion and experience of people who will be impacted by the algorithm is captured in the design of the algorithm such that we can remove as much bias as humanly possible.
Posts Tagged: Bias
Everyone has negativity bias. It’s deep-rooted in our brains. Use these tips to heal and foster a better sense of optimism.
Five articles this month investigate what headline-grabbing cases of sexism mean for women in the workplace. They also ponder ways to correct the imbalance
Everyone messes up in the workplace every once in a while. Learn how your brain can be responsible for these mistakes.
How have some of these biases made your workplace less inclusive?
Government at all levels needs to recognize, address and manage the ways unconscious bias negatively influences the work culture.
We build workplaces in the image of ourselves. We tend to hire people for cultural fit. Most of time that translates into surrounding ourselves with folks who look like us, think like us, and act like us.
Hiring for cultural fit just hit a new high — or maybe a new low — when a University of Toronto study was released that indicated that 40% of people of color job candidates “whiten” their resumes by using more English sounding names and removing language that identifies them with their subordinate racial group. Here… Read more »
In the 2012 race for the White House, Republican nominee, Mitt Romney’s primary support came from White voters at 88%. Only 12% of Romney voters were people of color. His opponent and ultimate winner of the 2012 Presidency, Barack Obama was swept into the White House with voters who were 56% White and 44% people… Read more »
What causes white privilege in the federal government?