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This software that helps predict criminal behavior is under fire for having a ‘racist’ algorithm

Source: TechInsider by Rafi Letzter Software used across the US to help predict whether people who end up in courtrooms, jails, and prisons are likely to commit more crimes appears to be biased against black people, according to a sweeping, thorough ProPublica investigation. The software, which is designed by several for-profit and nonprofit groups, looks at […]

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