Byron Galbraith

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You can let the algorithm have its bias; we all know it's there. But, you can do an additional step. If you're trying to suggest news articles and 10 suggested liberal-leaning articles show up, the algorithm may create a model that makes everything liberal. You can have people throw away too many liberal articles or put in the pool the conservative ones, so it collects a balanced number.

It's an interesting challenge, because it speaks to the problem of our algorithms. The data that derives the algorithm is inherently biased.

Even though the math part of the data is unbiased, if the data encodes these social biases, it's hard to get away from that.

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