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Amazon scraps 'sexist AI' recruitment tool

The Independent - Thu 11 Oct 18

Members of the team working on the system said it effectively taught itself that male candidates were preferable

Amazon ditched AI recruiting tool that favored men for technical jobs

Guardian.co.uk - Wed 10 Oct 18

Specialists had been building computer programs since 2014 to review résumés in an effort to automate the search processAmazon’s machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their ...

Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that 'didn't like women'

Daily Mail - Wed 10 Oct 18

Amazon.com Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women. 

Amazon reportedly scraps internal AI recruiting tool that was biased against women

The Verge - Wed 10 Oct 18

Bias in machine learning can be a problem even for companies with plenty of experience with AI, like Amazon. According to a report from Reuters, the e-commerce giant had to scrap ...

Amazon scrapped 'sexist AI' tool

BBC Technology - Wed 10 Oct 18

Reuters claims that a secret AI recruitment tool was abandoned after it showed bias towards men.

Amazon scraps secret AI recruiting tool that showed bias against women

Reuters Technology - Tue 9 Oct 18

Amazon.com Inc's machine-learning specialists uncovered a big problem: their new recruiting engine did not like women.

Amazon’s hiring AI may have weeded out women: Report

Fastcompany Tech - Wed 10 Oct 18

Bias in artificial intelligence is real. Artificial intelligence is slowly becoming the first round of Human Resources departments everywhere. To increase efficiency in the recruitment process, ...