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Parity in Utility: One way to think about fairness in machine learning tools

First, a confession: part of the reason I’m writing this blog post today is becuase I’m having major FOMO on account of having missed #FAT2018… 1,099 more words


City Defies Own Rules and Ignores Needs of Ward 6 Residents

There’s a perception in Geneva that the City doesn’t put as much effort and resources into maintenance and improvements of lower income neighborhoods (like Ward 6) than it does into downtown and other neighborhoods. 765 more words

Quarantine: Ethical Issues Surrounding a Necessity to Human Health

For a moment, imagine being sick with the worst illness you have experienced in your life. Your only wishes are to see your family, be in a comfortable place, and receive the care needed to recover. 588 more words


It's okay to admit when you're wrong.

I’m wrong sometimes. I’ve been wrong about a lot of things.

One clear example: when I started this blog in January 2017, I thought it was a reasonable expectation to… 1,080 more words


I Quit Therapy

Well, it has finally happened. My last scheduled session is Wednesday and it will be my final session. This is how much I spent on therapy in the last 2 months: 460 more words


The ethics of supporting your favorite bands

*A follow-up to my post about Jesse Lacey of Brand New.

As someone who has always felt emotionally attached to the bands and artists I listen to, it can be difficult to let go when they prove to be toxic. 314 more words


Self-Driving Cars and Moral Dilemmas with No Solutions

If you do a Google search on the ethics of self-driving cars, you’ll find an abundance of essays and news articles, all very similar. You’ll be asked to… 862 more words