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Upturn

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Upturn promotes equity and justice in the design, governance, and use of digital technology. Our research and advocacy combines technical fluency and creative policy thinking to confront patterns of inequity, especially those rooted in race and poverty.

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9 Dec 2018
120

This report explores how predictive tools affect equity throughout the entire hiring process. It examines some popular tools that many employers currently use, and offers recommendations for further scrutiny and reflection. It concludes that without active measures to mitigate them, bias will arise in predictive...

Report

8 May 2018
5

In this rigorous and independent evaluation of Facebook’s new ad transparency plans, the authors of this report urge the company to improve its ad transparency tools to enable meaningful public scrutiny.

Report

26 Feb 2018
16

Automated decisions are increasingly part of everyday life, but how can the public scrutinize, understand, and govern them? This report maps out the landscape, providing practical examples and a framework to think about what has worked.

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