The Other Side of Empathy

Gathering empathy from across the web.

Consequences of an Insightful Algorithm


For the closing keynote of JSConfEu 2015, Carina C. Zona shows us the algorithms and artificial intelligence systems being designed at massive companies like Google, Flickr, Facebook, and Apple can backfire when they forget about the edge cases and lack empathy for all of the end users. A particularly interesting section covers racial bias passed down from the development of color photography into the calibration of digital cameras and screens.

06 Oct 2015