Amazon Shut Down Its Recruitment AI For Gender Discrimination

This is a most amusing little story from Amazon, they wanted to use AI to aid in hiring decisions and found that they weren't getting much aid from it. Thus, of course, they stopped. The amusement coming from the...

Strumia On Gender At Cern – Anathematising Heretics Is Religion, Not Science

An Italian professor, Alessandro Strumia, has upset large numbers of people by attempting to put forward a scientific explanation for gender outcomes in physics. Or, if you prefer, attempting to deny that there is gender discrimination against women in...

Gender At Cern – Alessandro Strumia’s Slide Set In Full

Alessandro Strumia has rather put the cat among the pigeons by giving a presentation at Cern on gender discrimination in physics. You can make up your own mind about what it was he said so appalling by seeing his...

Entirely Failing To Understand The Gender Variability Argument In Employment

An interesting piece of research here. Looking at variability by gender. The standard finding, that male variability is greater than female is confirmed. Excellent, so what's the problem here? Well, that they've rather looked at the wrong side of...

How Do We Solve The Actual Transgender Problem We’ve Got?

It won't have escaped notice that we're in a period of flux here. Definitions of gender are moving rather further away from simple biological checking of the meat and veg arrangements. This is not, in the vast majority of...

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Banks Are Pricing Stranded Carbon Risks Into Oil Company Financing Decisions

This is useful evidence that markets are working as markets should do. There is a risk that some fossil fuel reserves will not be...