Sascha Eder, founder and COO of NewtonX, the world’s first AI-powered expert network. His basic suggestion is to take algorithms out of their hallowed black boxes so people can take a harder look at the inbred biases.
New York City could be at the head of the crowd in this respect. The city passed a law this year, the Algorithmic Accountability Bill, which set up a task force to look at the fairness and validity of algorithms used by city agencies. After all, since the public is directly influenced by these formulas, they are entitled to know what went into the math.