“The ubiquity of algorithms in our everyday lives is an important reason to focus on addressing challenges associated with the design and technical aspects of algorithms and preventing bias from the onset.’

The Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) provides a succinct review of algorithms, their potential for bias, and other consequences arising from their use. The statements were developed by the ACM’s US Public Policy Council.

The seven principles are intended to balance concerns and benefits.


Statement on Algorithmic Transparency and Accountability | ACM | January 12, 2017