Algorithms

Robots Reviewing Agency Rules

Robots Reviewing Agency Rules

Scholar warns that using artificial intelligence to revise agency rules may compromise democratic ideals.

Algorithmic Decisions and Their Human Consequences

Algorithmic Decisions and Their Human Consequences

A Federal Trade Commissioner urges the agency to take action to prevent bias in computer algorithms.

Countering Bias in Algorithmic Hiring Tools

Countering Bias in Algorithmic Hiring Tools

Regulators struggle to counter bias in hiring because algorithms reproduce existing inequalities.

Using Machine Learning to Improve the U.S. Government

Using Machine Learning to Improve the U.S. Government

Governmental use of artificial intelligence can fit well within existing administrative law constraints.

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

Smart Algorithmic Change Requires a Collaborative Political Process

A groundbreaking algorithm designed to optimize school start times meets fierce community resistance.

Defining Equity in Algorithmic Change

Defining Equity in Algorithmic Change

When Boston school leaders sought to use algorithms to redesign the bus schedule, equity remained a challenge.