There’s an easy way to make lending fairer for women. Trouble is, it’s illegal.

One prominent software developer’s viral Twitter thread, several Steve Wozniak tweets, one New York State probe, two corporate press releases, and approximately 144 hours later, Senator Ron Wyden (D-Ore) has tweeted that he, too, will be investigating the crapshoot mystery of Goldman Sach’s allegedly sexist algorithm…Read more...

There’s an easy way to make lending fairer for women. Trouble is, it’s illegal.

Goldman Sachs defended itself in the Apple Card scandal by saying it did not consider gender when calculating creditworthiness. If it did, that could actually mitigate the problem.

Fri 15 Nov 19 from MIT Technology Review

Apple co-founder says Goldman's Apple Card algo discriminates

Apple Inc. and Goldman Sachs Group Inc., two of the most recognizable companies in tech and finance, are caught up in a growing debate over whether lenders unintentionally discriminate when ...

Tue 12 Nov 19 from TechXplore

Apple Card's algorithm has been accused of gender discrimination

Apple is accused of giving women using their new credit card significantly lower credit limits than their male partners for no good reason — and now authorities ...

Tue 12 Nov 19 from ABC Science

The Technology 202: Microsoft takes its fight for ‘dreamers’ in its ranks to the Supreme Court

‘It’s essential not just to us, but also to our country’s ability to compete on the world stage,’ wrote Brad Smith.

Mon 11 Nov 19 from The Washington Post

Are our financial lives controlled by biased algorithms?

Amid probes into Apple's "sexist" credit card, questions are being asked of IT-based financial decisions.

Mon 18 Nov 19 from BBC Technology

Elizabeth Warren criticizes how Goldman Sachs handled Apple Card bias claims

Allegations of Apple Card gender bias have rankled one of Goldman Sachs' biggest critics: Elizabeth Warren.

Thu 14 Nov 19 from CNN

Warren lashes out at Goldman over Apple Card bias claims: Bloomberg

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren questioned Goldman Sachs's response to allegations of bias in how the bank evaluates applicants for Apple Inc's credit card, suggesting it should pull down the ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Reuters Technology

Now a Senator Is Investigating the Sexist Apple Card Debacle

One prominent software developer’s viral Twitter thread, several Steve Wozniak tweets, one New York State probe, two corporate press releases, and approximately 144 hours later, Senator Ron ...

Wed 13 Nov 19 from Gizmodo

Several Steve Wozniak Tweets and One Discrimination Probe Later, Goldman Sachs Will Gladly Take a Look at Your Apple Card Credit Limit

Last night, Goldman Sachs issued a second statement dimly alluding to the algorithmic voodoo behind the Apple Card’s allegedly discriminatory determinations of creditworthiness, claiming that ...

Tue 12 Nov 19 from Gizmodo

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