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Google’s Autocomplete Ban on Politics Has Some Glitches

Typing “donate” followed by the first few letters of “Trump,” or the candidate’s full name, prompted only the suggestion “donate trumpet.”Google confirmed those results...

Opinion | When Algorithms Give Real Students Imaginary Grades

Isabel Castañeda’s first words were in Spanish. She spends every summer with relatives in Mexico. She speaks Spanish with her family at home. When...

An Algorithm Determined UK Students’ Grades. Chaos Ensued

Results day has a time-worn rhythm, full of annual tropes: local newspaper pictures of envelope-clutching girls jumping in the air in threes and fours,...

A British AI Tool to Predict Violent Crime Is Too Flawed to Use

A flagship artificial intelligence system designed to predict gun and knife violence in the UK before it happens had serious flaws that made it...

A Flawed Facial Recognition System Sent This Man to Jail

In January, Detroit police arrested and charged 42-year-old Robert Williams with stealing $4,000 in watches from a retail retailer 15 months earlier. Taken...

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