Aaron Rieke


Help wanted: an examination of hiring algorithms, equity, and bias

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...

Leveling the platform: real transparency for paid messages on Facebook

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.

Public scrutiny of automated decisions: early lessons and emerging methods

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.