Will Google Algorithm Be Fair One Day?

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A very interesting article (and lots of more great content linked to from it) on how search algorithm is unfair.

A lot of good points on how we don't even know what "fair algorithm" means.

I think Google's one-box answers are making the whole problem worse...

There are many facets to the algorithm fairness problem one that has not even been widely acknowledged as a problem, despite the Times article. The message has been echoed by machine learning researchers but mostly ignored by practitioners....

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Fair Isn't the Goal

It is totally unlikely that the search engines will ever write "fair" algorithms because that is not the goal. 

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