What happens when an algorithm gets it wrong | MIT Technology Review

In the first of a four-part series on FaceID, host Jennifer Strong explores the false arrest of Robert Williams by police in Detroit. The odd thing about Willliams’s ordeal wasn’t that police used face recognition to ID him—it’s that the cops told him about it. There’s no law saying they have to. The episode starts…Continue reading “What happens when an algorithm gets it wrong | MIT Technology Review”

Testing of support tools for plagiarism detection | International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education | Full Text

There is a general belief that software must be able to easily do things that humans find difficult. Since finding sources for plagiarism in a text is not an easy task, there is a wide-spread expectation that it must be simple for software to determine if a text is plagiarized or not. Software cannot determineContinue reading “Testing of support tools for plagiarism detection | International Journal of Educational Technology in Higher Education | Full Text”