Why Facebook’s Responsible A.I. Team Needs to Be Able to Lose Money in Order to Do Its Job

‘Oh, your algorithm update lowers revenue and decreases usage? Ship it!’

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“Measure what matters and what you measure matters.” There are any number of similar quotations that talk about how the very act of tracking a KPI in an organization causes people to focus on…