Stephen Downes

Knowledge, Learning, Community

This article focuses on the problem of biased algorithms and outlines steps that need to be taken to promote student equity. It's a bit hard-line. "While algorithms may be able to help humans do their jobs better, it should never replace humans. There is nothing that exists that can replace thoughtful evaluation done by live humans, and we shouldn't try to find something that can." There are many things I'd prefer than an algorithm did, even if it does it less well than a human, especially if it reduces the cost by an order of magnitude.

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