Correlation vs Causality

Surprise surprise… Correlation analysis and associated pattern recognition work by using data from the past. And regarding past you can find correlations between gender (also body size, shoe size, etc.) and the likelihood of becoming a board member … Also for this reason, analyzing data has to be used to prepare and support decisions. In the end, however, it is important to orient to what you want to reach (see relevance of free will and reflections on ethical decisions). So, please be careful with all that black boxes and when algorithms are just secret(s) (e. g. speechanalysis/Sprachanalyse…)

https://www.reuters.com/article/us-amazon-com-jobs-automation-insight/amazon-scraps-secret-ai-recruiting-tool-that-showed-bias-against-women-idUSKCN1MK08G

Von |2019-02-07T18:20:26+00:0015. März 2018|