See No Evil / Miriam Posner

Software helps companies coordinate the supply chains that sustain global capitalism. How does the code work—and what does it conceal? Posner’s article is both brilliant and approachable, investigating the ramifications of the modular design of supply-chain software: the modular design of both the code and the supply chain make it impossible to fully know what

How We Analyzed the COMPAS Recidivism Algorithm

We set out to assess one of the commercial tools made by Northpointe, Inc. to discover the underlying accuracy of their recidivism algorithm and to test whether the algorithm was biased against certain groups. Larson, J., Mattu, S., Kirchner, L., & Angwin, J. (2016, May 23). How We Analyzed the COMPAS Recidivism Algorithm. ProPublica.