The bias in the machine

Mark Graber Mark.Graber at IMPROVEDIAGNOSIS.ORG
Wed Jul 12 12:04:28 UTC 2017


In our diagnostic error work, we’ve learned a LOT about both the benefits and the problems associated with “biased” cognition.  Several recent articles have commented on how this plays out in the artificial intelligence world.  Good summer reading !:

https://www.scientificamerican.com/article/how-a-machine-learns-prejudice/

https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2017/apr/13/ai-programs-exhibit-racist-and-sexist-biases-research-reveals

https://www.bostonglobe.com/ideas/2017/07/07/why-artificial...far-too.../story.html

Mark L Graber MD FACP
President, SIDM
Senior Fellow, RTI International
Professor Emeritus, Stony Brook University
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