Algorithmic audits: an accountants view

A guest blog by Anjum Rahman •

Anjum Rahman

Algorithms are used in a variety of ways for search engine results, to promote posts and increase virality, and to provide recommendations for similar content. It's important that we understand the impact of algorithms and the harms they may cause. This blog explores how an independent 'audit' could provide a mechanism to assess these harms. It uses the financial auditing process as an example of how an algorithm audit infrastructure might be established.

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