We might be afraid of blackbox algorithms

Carissa Véliz, Carina Prunkl, Milo Phillips-Brown, Theodore Lechterman

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Abstract / Description of output

Fears of black-box algorithms are multiplying. They are said to prevent accountability,1 to make it harder to detect bias2 and so on. Some fears concern the epistemology of black-box algorithms in medicine and the ethical implications of that epistemology.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)339-340
JournalJournal of Medical Ethics
Issue number5
Early online date29 Apr 2021
Publication statusPublished - 2021


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