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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...

Bias – a very wicked problem

Last month I was invited to speak to students at our local Victoria University, studying the Future of Work course, co-taught by the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences and the Victoria Business School. Impressed by the innovative convergence of humanities,...

Machine Learning demystified?

Recently I discovered that the concept of Machine Learning often seems confusing or even mysterious, even to IT professionals. I conducted a small questionnaire asking my colleagues and friends what they knew and was surprised to get a number of different answers. Is...