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Google hired Timnit Gebru to be an outspoken critic of unethical AI. Then she was fired for it.

Timnit Gebru and Google Timnit Gebru is one of the most high-profile Black women in her field and a powerful voice in the new field of ethical AI, which seeks to identify issues around bias, fairness, and responsibility. Google hired her, then fired her. This article argues that leading AI ethics researchers, such as Timnit […]

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Face-scanning algorithm increasingly decides whether you deserve the job

HireVue claims it uses artificial intelligence to decide who’s best for a job. Outside experts call it “profoundly disturbing.” An article about HireVue’s “AI-driven assessments”. More than 100 employers now use the system, including Hilton and Unilever, and more than a million job seekers have been analysed.

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How to use AI hiring tools to reduce bias in recruiting

From machine learning tools that optimize job descriptions, to AI-powered psychological assessments of traits like fairness, here’s a look at the strengths – and pitfalls – of AI Commercial AI recruitment systems cannot always be trusted to be effective in doing what the vendors say they do. The technical capabilities this type of software offers […]

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Using AI to eliminate bias from hiring

AI could eliminate unconscious bias and sort through candidates in a fair way. Many current AI tools for recruiting have flaws, but they can be addressed. The beauty of AI is that we can design it to meet certain beneficial specifications. A movement among AI practitioners like OpenAI and the Future of Life Institute is […]

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Rights group files federal complaint against AI-hiring firm HireVue, citing ‘unfair and deceptive’ practices

AI is now being used to shortlist job applicants in the UK — let’s hope it’s not racist AI-based video interviewing software such as those made by HireVue are being used by companies for the first time in job interviews in the UK to shortlist the best job applicants. HireVue’s “AI-driven assessments,” which more than […]

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In the Covid-19 jobs market, biased AI is in charge of all the hiring

As millions of people flood the jobs market, companies are turning to biased and racist AI to sift through the avalanche of CVs As millions of people flood the jobs market, companies are turning to “biased and racist” AI to sift through the avalanche of CVs. This can lock certain groups out of employment and […]

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These robots handle dull and dangerous work humans do today — and can create new jobs

Avidbots, iUNU and 6 River Systems are among the start-ups on CNBC’s Upstart 100 list that are putting robots to work doing “dull, dirty and dangerous” tasks previously handled by humans. This article highlights the benefits of using AI and robots in certain work situations.

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PwC facial recognition tool criticised for home working privacy invasion

Accounting giant PwC has come under fire for the development of a facial recognition tool that logs when employees are absent from their computer screens while they work from home. The technology, which is being developed specifically for financial institutions, recognises the faces of workers via t… PwC has come under fire for the development […]

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AI will impact future of jobs

Will AI eliminate more jobs than it creates? Experts weigh in on a hot topic that impacts almost every industry. The impact of AI on future jobs.

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An AI expert told ’60 Minutes’ that AI could replace 40% of jobs

Artificial intelligence can replace repetitive tasks, but it doesn’t have the empathy to lead. View of an AI expert on human job loss. Provides an anecdotal view from an AI expert on what jobs are already being displaced with AI and automation.

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