During August, following a short break next week, our editorial team will be highlighting some of the more important / interesting press releases published from Monday 12th August through to September 2nd when full service will resume.
|Why did we think computers could be impartial?|
The CDEI’s review focuses on exploring bias in 4 key sectors: policing, financial services, recruitment and local government. They have taken a phased approach to each sector, starting with policing and then moving onto financial services & recruitment, with work on local government starting in autumn 2019. Included in the interim report is a commitment from the CDEI to produce a briefing paper on Facial Recognition Technology (FRT) later in the autumn which will examine the wider ethical concerns surrounding the technology. This will not be limited to the use of FRT by the police.
The review seeks to answer 3 sets of questions:
|Could this be an answer to rising knife crime?|