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Fairness, Accountability & Transparency (F.Acc.T) under GDPR

Fairness, Accountability & Transparency (F.Acc.T) under GDPR Why the need for Regulation? Algorithmic decisions are already crucially affecting our lives. The last few year, news like the ones listed below are becoming more and more common: “There’s software used across the country to predict future criminals. And it’s biased against blacks”, 2016 [source: ProPublica]. “Amazon …

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Is Twitter biased against BIPOC? Maybe it’s not what you think it is.

Is Twitter biased against BIPOC? Maybe it’s not what you think it is. 04/11/2020 7 MIN READ  / AuthorAndreas Messalas Machine Learning Engineer Medium The controversy Twitter was in the headlines recently for apparent racial bias in the photo preview of some tweets. More specifically, Twitter’s machine learning algorithm that selects which part of an …

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Using explanations for finding bias in black-box models – The need to shed light on black box models

Using explanations for finding bias in black-box models — The need to shed light on black box models 04/11/2020 6 MIN READ  / AuthorAndreas Messalas Machine Learning Engineer Medium There is no doubt, that machine learning (ML) models are being used for solving several business and even social problems. Every year, ML algorithms are getting …

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The most valuable tip towards writing highly legible code

The most valuable tip towards writing highly legible code 03/11/2020 3 MIN READ  / AuthorMarios Kogias I am enthusiast about software development, agile methodologies and devops mentality! Linkedin Github As programmers/coders we all have to revisit/review/debug our own code as well as others’. Some times the code can be as large as thousands of LoC …

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