Amazon will investigate allegations of gender bias in its cloud division.

Amazon has hired an outside law firm to investigate allegations of widespread gender discrimination in part of its cloud computing division, in an email it sent to employees last week. The investigation came in response to a petition filed by a group of employees in the Professional Services group of Amazon Web Services, an organization […]

Using AI to Find Bias in AI

In 2018, Liz O’Sullivan and her colleagues at a leading artificial intelligence startup began working on a system that could automatically remove nudity and other explicit images from the internet. They have sent millions of photos online to workers in India who have spent weeks attaching labels to obscene materials. The data paired with the […]