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Kia kaha Aotearoa

Our hearts have broken and there are no words to adequately express how senseless and horrific the loss of life in Christchurch was on Friday. We can not begin to imagine the impact of losing 50 members of the muslim community of Christchurch - the loss of fathers,...

Algorithms in the news

Algorithms in the news

It's been an eventful few weeks news wise with many high profile organisations admitting to their algorithms containing bias, even our government have opened the door a wee crack acknowledging there might be an issue within their programmes. Here is a summary of whats...

Bias – a capability challenge

Bias – a capability challenge

It seems bias in algorithms is a very hot topic at the moment. In a surprisingly honest move Twitter admits their algorithms aren't always impartial: Twitter chief executive Jack Dorsey has told US lawmakers the company's algorithms have not always been...

Giving up for a cause

Giving up for a cause

The month of July for many people was a "dry" month - giving up alcohol for a great cause. Here at OptimalBI we expanded that scope to a month of giving up something we are addicted to. Many of the team, like me, chose alcohol (I actually had a damp July with loads of...