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Taming big tech

More claims of discriminatory lending at Apple and Goldman Sachs. Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak adds his voice to those who have noticed gender-based credit discrimination with the Apple Card. Yesterday, a Wall Street regulator said they would open a probe into the potential legal violation.

Wall Street regulators will investigate whether Apple’s credit card is sexist

Reason 1 million why VCs need to diversify their pipeline and fund startups led by women and people of color. Biases in the data used to train AI is deeply concerning and it’s happening because 98% of funding goes to white men. Want to diversify your pipeline, happy to provide you recommendations.

Human, all too human? Did I hear the Nietszcheans opine? The bigger question is why did GS get into this low-margin retail finance in the first place?

What all this says is that we need algorithms to be treated as machine employees. We don’t condone discrimination in employees because they grew up learning how to discriminate, no matter what their prior experience. We don’t defend their behavior because they are only reflecting what the data says

What all this says is that we need algorithms to be treated as machine employees. We don’t condone discrimination in employees because they grew up learning how to discriminate, no matter what their prior experience. We don’t defend their behavior because they are only reflecting what the data says. We don’t let them off the hook for explaining themselves because we don’t understand how their brain works. We certainly shouldn’t leave front line people to explain things to customers that leaders don’t understand themselves.

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Crisis in Bolivia

Bolivian President Evo Morales resigns. President of the South American country since 2006, Morales stepped down shortly after the head of the military called for him to step aside in response to "clear manipulation" of recent national elections, the New York Times reports

Bolivian Leader Evo Morales Steps Down

Congratulations to the people of Bolivia for forcing out President Morales after he tried to steal the election.

Morales changed the laws of the country to allow himself no term limits—even after losing a popular referendum on the extension—and stopped the official vote counting when he was facing a

Congratulations to the people of Bolivia for forcing out President Morales after he tried to steal the election.

Morales changed the laws of the country to allow himself no term limits—even after losing a popular referendum on the extension—and stopped the official vote counting when he was facing a runoff and announced a victory.

A sham in every way.

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