EMWCon Spring 2019/Wikis and bias

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Wikis and bias


Presenter     Daren Welsh
Event Enterprise MediaWiki Conference (EMWCon) Spring 2019
Length 15 minutes
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Links https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/e/2PACX-1vRO_E-Jp0YzkdkH0jGeyMDeXbpvvtDBXx9FL0wl3KSXa_UeEz9Onio8YbVP8tuOc2Wkk3DNOiyCYWYd/pub?start=false&loop=false&delayms=60000

Humans are prone to bias and noise. Algorithms can mitigate noise from humans, but bias can be programmed into algorithms by human developers. If we use wikis to help us make critical decisions, how do we identify and mitigate bias in our algorithms?

Click here to see the data from a demonstration of the anchoring bias performed during this presentation.