New Hub challenges the ethical AI community: “What about Disability?”

‘Responsible Tech’ influencers including data scientists, Artificial Intelligence (AI) developers, robot engineers and business leaders who deploy AI powered HR technology are increasingly seeking to address data bias and the need for inclusion. These champions are determined to avoid potential discrimination based on gender and/or race– while still discriminating against these same diverse candidates who… Continue reading New Hub challenges the ethical AI community: “What about Disability?”

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Microsoft to phase out facial recognition technology

As Microsoft rolls out its Responsible AI Standard framework to the public, it is most encouraging to note that they will phase out facial recognition technology that’s designed to identify a person’s age, gender, emotional state, and other characteristics. The company acknowledged that this AI technology has the potential to discriminate, perpetuate stereotypes, and the… Continue reading Microsoft to phase out facial recognition technology

American EEOC begin to address AI powered disability bias and discrimination as a priority

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New guidance from the US Equal Employment Opportunity Commission makes it crystal clear that AI-powered recruitment tools which employers believe will save time and effort and decrease bias – can and do the exact opposite. The most common ways that an employer’s use of algorithmic decision-making tools could violate the Americans with Disabilities Act-(ADA) which… Continue reading American EEOC begin to address AI powered disability bias and discrimination as a priority

Ground breaking report puts rights of persons with disabilities at the centre of ethical AI debate

On 15th March 2022, The United Nations Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities launched his latest report ‘Artificial Intelligence and disability: Balance of risks and opportunities’. The report addresses the rapid growth in the use of artificial intelligence, automated decision-making and machine-learning technologies from a disability rights perspective. While these new technologies… Continue reading Ground breaking report puts rights of persons with disabilities at the centre of ethical AI debate