Data scientists should study Philosophy and Epistemology very hard to really understand the impacts of what they're doing
@ccamara @farhan machine learning is today used for many things where there are ethical ramifications.
For example in many countries having a car insurance is mandatory, but prices aren't fixed, I can tell you by direct experience that pricing models account for sex, ethnicity and geographic provenance.
Now the funny thing: considering these variables might be wrong, but they are highly correlated with the outcome, so what do we do?
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