Disability, Bias, and AI

Disability, Bias, and AI – AI Now Institute, New York University. On March 28, 2019, the AI Now Institute at New York University (NYU), the NYU Center for Disability Studies, and Microsoft convened disability scholars, AI developers, and computer science and human-computer interaction researchers to discuss the intersection of disability, bias, and AI, and to… Continue reading Disability, Bias, and AI

AI Powered Unfair Recruitment by Susan Scott-Parker OBE HonD

AI Powered Unfair Recruitment by Susan Scott-Parker OBE HonD. Recruiters are increasingly using AI Screening to recruit people who match as ‘microanalytically’ as possible the company’s ‘Ideal Hire’: that is, who match someone who already works for them. Disabled people, are at least twice as likely as anyone else to be excluded from the labour… Continue reading AI Powered Unfair Recruitment by Susan Scott-Parker OBE HonD

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities on Artificial Intelligence

Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities on Artificial Intelligence – published December 2021. The Special Rapporteur’s report on Artificial intelligence and the rights of persons with disabilities addresses the rapid growth in the use of artificial intelligence, automated decision-making and machine-learning technologies from a disability rights perspective. These new… Continue reading Report of the Special Rapporteur on the rights of persons with disabilities on Artificial Intelligence

Algorithm-driven Hiring Tools: Innovative Recruitment or Expedited Disability Discrimination?

Algorithm-driven Hiring Tools: Innovative Recruitment or Expedited Disability Discrimination? The Centre for Democracy & Technology. Algorithm-driven hiring tools have grown increasingly prevalent in recent years. Thousands of job-seekers across the United States are now asked to record videos that employers mine for facial and vocal cues. Employers using these tools seek a fast and efficient… Continue reading Algorithm-driven Hiring Tools: Innovative Recruitment or Expedited Disability Discrimination?

Use of Artificial Intelligence to facilitate employment opportunities for people with disabilities

Use of Artificial Intelligence to facilitate employment opportunities for people with disabilities – A policy brief from the Employer Assistance and Resource Network on Disability Inclusion (EARN). The use of artificial intelligence (AI) in the workplace is becoming commonplace, including the use of AI to screen applicants, streamline the application process, provide on-the-job training, disseminate… Continue reading Use of Artificial Intelligence to facilitate employment opportunities for people with disabilities

EARN/PEAT Checklist for Employers: Facilitating the Hiring of People with Disabilities

EARN/PEAT ‘Checklist for Employers: Facilitating the Hiring of People with Disabilities Through the Use of eRecruiting Screening Systems, Including AI’. More and more companies recognize that a workforce representative of the population at large results in a more effective and innovative organization. Reflecting this, many are taking proactive steps to increase the recruitment, hiring, advancement,… Continue reading EARN/PEAT Checklist for Employers: Facilitating the Hiring of People with Disabilities

Ableism And Disability Discrimination In New Surveillance Technologies

Ableism And Disability Discrimination In New Surveillance Technologies – Authors – Lydia X. Z. Brown, Ridhi Shetty, Matt Scherer, Andrew Crawford – The Center for Democracy & Technology. Algorithmic technologies are everywhere. This ubiquity of algorithmic technologies has pervaded every aspect of modern life, and the algorithms are improving. But while algorithmic technologies may become… Continue reading Ableism And Disability Discrimination In New Surveillance Technologies

AI for disability inclusion’ by Accenture

This research based on Accenture’s ongoing study of persons with disabilities in the workplace, and advances in “human + machine” work, shows that Artificial Intelligence (AI)—when developed and used responsibly and ethically—has the potential to facilitate the entire employment journey for persons with disabilities. It can help organizations identify candidates (and vice versa). It can… Continue reading AI for disability inclusion’ by Accenture