Mind Meets Machine
5min2020 AUG 22
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Both humans and computers are powerful and deeply flawed, but in very different ways. Taken separately, this is bad news for us both. Taken together, and handled with skill, it’s a major opportunity.Acknowledge that algorithms are flawedAlgorithms may generate biased results when mining limited data sets.Evaluate your data sets for potential biases before designing or applying an algorithm.Acknowledge that human judgment is flawedHuman minds are biased, glitchy, and inconsistent.Machine biases and human biases are not the same - they make different kinds of mistakes.Bring together human and machine thinking for more flawless cognition.