Wired reports that while algorithms may be increasingly responsible for making decisions that impact people’s daily lives, they are not bound by any obligation to explain results. To combat bias and “black box” algorithms, many have called for increased transparency and accountability. The problem is that not everyone can agree on a common standard. The article states, “By and large, lawmakers haven’t decided what rights citizens should have when it comes to transparency in algorithmic decision-making.” (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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