Earlier this year, I saw this article in The Atlantic from last October about how algorithmic bias is harmful to teens that I’ve spent some time thinking about (https://www.theatlantic.com/family/archive/2020/10/algorithmic-bias-especially-dangerous-teens/616793/) and was reflecting on the last paragraph:
“Algorithms powerfully shape development; they are socializing an entire generation. And though United States governmental regulations currently fail to account for the age-based effects of algorithms, there is precedent for taking age into consideration when designing media policy: When the Federal Communications Commission began regulating commercials in kids’ TV in the 1990s, for example, the policies were based on well-documented cognitive and emotional…

A. P. D. G. Everett

Engineer, PMP, Left Coaster, UVA/Penn/Cornell alumnus w/ a habit of writing about personal interests. LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/apdgeverett/

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