Algorithmic Bias: How the Clinton Campaign May Have Lost the Presidency or Why You Should Care

We’ve recently been informed that the Clinton campaign relied heavily on an automated decision aid to inform senior campaign leaders about likely scenarios in the election. This algorithm—known as “Ada”—was a key component, if not “the” component in how senior staffers formulated campaigning strategy. …

So what happened with Clinton’s Ada? We submit there are three problems: heuristics; computational complexity; and over demanding cybersecurity. CONT.

Heather M. Roff, Jamie Winterton & Nadya Bliss, Duck of Minerva