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Women accepted as better coders as long as no gender link

Wow, gender bias has appearances of residing in computer programming—off the charts, so to speak, but accorded serious attention in a new study. The findings come from scientists at California Polytechnic State University ...

Computer Sciences

Researchers tackle bias in algorithms

If you've ever applied for a loan or checked your credit score, algorithms have played a role in your life. These mathematical models allow computers to use data to predict many things—who is likely to pay back a loan, ...

Computer Sciences

Virtual reality game simulates experiences with race

Video games that use virtual reality to create immersive experiences have become increasingly popular for entertainment and for research. However, the representation of race in these simulations is often shallow—and fails ...

Machine learning & AI

Teaching AI to overcome human bias

Are you smarter than a machine learning model? Let's find out. Choose the answer that contradicts the following premise:

Computer Sciences

Women are beautiful, men rational

Men are typically described by words that refer to behavior, while adjectives ascribed to women tend to be associated with physical appearance. This, according to a group of computer scientists from the University of Copenhagen ...

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