Four short links: 22 August 2018
Software Licenses, Crowdsourced Laws, USB Power Over Ethernet, and ML Fairness
- Commons Clause — a condition added to existing open source software licenses to create a new, combined software license.
- vTaiwan (MIT TR) — the simple but ingenious system Taiwan uses to crowdsource its laws.
- Power USB Devices Over Ethernet — cute!
- Fairness Without Demographics (Paper a Day) — After showing that representation disparity and disparity amplification are serious issues with the current status quo, the authors go on to introduce a method based on distributionally robust optimization (DRO) which can can control the worst-case risk.