When is AI appropriate? | mathbabe
"AI can be made appropriate if it’s thoughtfully done, but most AI shops are not set up to be at all thoughtful about how it’s done. So maybe, at the end of the day, AI really _is_ inappropriate, at least for now, and until we figure out how to involve more people and have a more principled discussion about what it is we’re really measuring with AI."
Mon Jul 11 10:56:40 2016 - permalink -
So, do we throw out recidivism modeling altogether? After all, judges by themselves are also racist; a models such as the COMPAS model might actually be improving the situation. Then again, it might be making it worse. We simply don’t know without a monitor in place. (So, let’s get some monitors in place, people! Let’s see some academic work in this area!)