Month: September 2015

Fighting discrimination with Big Data

September 30, 2015 by Erko Selde

Several people have raised the issue of big data becoming bad data. The main arguments for that claim include disparate impact theory, which is used in U.S. anti-discrimination law that says a policy may be considered discriminatory if it has an adverse impact on any group based on race, religion, gender, sexual orientation or other protected status. We can look at the bad data dispute...