Algorithmic Bias Training, Or, Lectures for Intelligent Machines

X Artists’ Books / X Topics Series
With Diagrams by Fernando Diaz
Edited by Ana Iwataki and Anuradha Vikram
Forthcoming 2021

Algorithmic Bias Training, Or, Lectures for Intelligent Machines bridges speculative fiction and media studies to imagine a future where machine intelligences convene annually for curriculum on algorithmic equity. Its algorithmic agents deliver lectures on the biases and omissions encoded in their training data, with the aim of optimizing for just futures and equitable outcomes.

Diagrammatic illustrations by Fernando Diaz, a former FATE (Fairness, Accountability, Transparency, and Ethics) research scientist at Microsoft, accompany the text.

Image: Fernando Diaz, Diagram for Algorithmic Bias Training.