The OD imperative to add inclusion to the algorithms of artificial intelligence

Publication Type:

Magazine Article


ResearchGate (2018)



This article details concerns about the potential of machine learning processes to incorporate human biases inherent in social data into artificial intelligence systems that influence consequential decisions in the courts, business and financial transactions, and employment situations. It details incidents of biased decisions and recommendations made by artificial intelligence systems that have been given the patina of objectivity because they were made by machines supposedly free of human bias. The article offers suggestions for addressing the systemic biases that are impacting the viability, credibility, and fairness of machine learning processes and artificial intelligence system.