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

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


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