Martin Abrams writes:
The Foundation has released the first paper from its Big Data Ethics Project. The project’s purpose is to establish tools for both companies and enforcement agencies to assure people get the benefits of big data but are not boxed in by inappropriate analysis or application. Part A of the project establishes the basis for the other three parts that will follow. (Read Part A.)
The term algorithmist was invented a few years ago to define the person who would fix all the ethical problems associated with big data. Since then, I have been interested in just how they would they do that.
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