Carole Cadwalladr+ Your Authors @carolecadwalla Late adopter. Late giver-upper. Guardian & Observer writer. Aug. 16, 2020 1 min read + Your Authors

This is Roger Taylor, chair of Ofqual and also the Centre for Data Ethics & Innovation. I wonder if he’s still keen to hear from people who have been affected by ‘Bias in Algorithmic Decision Making’?? Does anyone know of any?

Don’t worry, though. The clue is in the name @RTaylorOpenData as a vocal proponent of open data & transparency must publish the algorithm & all decision-making behind it. Right, Roger?

 https://discoversociety.org/2016/11/01/focus-transparency-and-the-open-society/ 

Let’s talk about inbuilt biases. Head of Ofqual Roger Taylor went to an ‘august private school’ but messed up his A-levels. Don’t worry! He did ok, anyway. But he is *literally* the *exact* person who would benefit from grade inflation under his algorithm
 https://www.tes.com/news/meet-exams-regulator-who-messed-his-levels 


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