The Seductive Diversion of ‘Solving’ Bias in Artificial Intelligence

Trying to “fix” A.I. distracts from the more urgent questions about the technology

Julia Powles
OneZero
Published in
5 min readDec 7, 2018

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Image courtesy of Gary Zamchick, strategic designer in residence at Cornell Tech.

Co-authored with Helen Nissenbaum

The rise of Apple, Amazon, Alphabet, Microsoft, and Facebook as the world’s most valuable companies has been accompanied by two linked narratives about…

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Julia Powles
OneZero

Associate Professor, Tech Law & Policy at the University of Western Australia. 2018 Poynter Fellow at Yale University.