Data Science Ethics Podcast
By Data Science Ethics Podcast
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Discussing model behavior.
||CleanAll Warmed Up with the Strava Heatmap||Episode 13: All Warmed Up with the Strava Heatmap – Show Notes Many people, civilians and military personnel alike, use fitness trackers every day to keep tabs on their health. They track everything from steps to heart rate to sleep cycles.||10/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBlockchain Gives Us Hope||Episode 12: Blockchain Gives Us Hope – Show Notes In our last episode on Deepfake, we mentioned blockchain as a possible solution for identifying authentic versus altered audio and video. In today’s episode,||10/1/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDeepfake||Episode 11: Deepfake – Show Notes Deepfake is the process of using computer vision to generate realistic fake audio or video where a performance from one person appears to be coming from another. This technology, once the brainchild of academia,||9/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnticipate Adversaries||Episode 10: Anticipate Adversaries – Show Notes Adversaries to an algorithm or system can come in many guises and at many times in the data science process. Their contexts vary from well-intentioned to nefarious. In this episode,||9/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConsider Context||Episode 9: Consider Context – Show Notes Algorithms do not operate in a vacuum. They operate in the context of a specific business, industry, problem, group of people, time frame, and more. Algorithms impact people and processes in the course of their||8/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLove Ahoy! How OKCupid Tested Anchoring Bias||Episode 8: Love Ahoy! How OKCupid Tested Anchoring Bias – Show Notes In 2014, OKCupid revealed they had conducted an experiment to test the effects of showing false compatibility rates to users. The experiment was designed to test whether their algori||8/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAnchoring Bias||Episode 7: Anchoring Bias – Show Notes Today we are talking about one aspect of why first impressions are so important – anchoring bias. Anchoring bias is when the first piece of information we receive about something (our first impression of ir) is||8/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGoogle Has a Gorilla Problem||Episode 6: Google Has a Gorilla Problem – Show Notes Google is a forerunner in many areas of data science and artificial intelligence. Yet one problem seems insurmountable for them – properly distinguishing between dark-skinned humans and gorillas.||8/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHired By Algorithm||Episode 5: Hired by Algorithm – Show Notes Finding and applying for jobs is a painful task – made worse by hiring bias pervasive in the process. In today’s episode, we consider advances in helping to eliminate hiring bias from job description to i||7/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanStatistical Sampling Bias||Episode 4: Statistical Sampling Bias – Show Notes Bias sneaks in to algorithms and data science from multiple sources. Primarily, it comes from statistical or cognitive biases that then lead to biased conclusions or results. In today’s episode,||7/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|