Four short links: 31 January 2018

Fairness, Typesetting, Anomalies, and Faking Out Speech Recognition

By Nat Torkington
January 31, 2018
Four short links
  1. The Problem with Building a Fair System (Mike Loukides) — We’re ultimately after justice, not fairness. And by stopping with fairness, we are shortchanging the people most at risk. If justice is the real issue, what are we missing?
  2. Bookish — open source tool that translates augmented markdown into HTML or latex.
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  4. datastream.ioAn open source framework for real-time anomaly detection using Python, ElasticSearch, and Kibana. See also the announcement.
  5. Audio Adversarial ExamplesGiven any audio waveform, we can produce another that is over 99.9% similar, but transcribes as any phrase we choose (at a rate of up to 50 characters per second). You say “potato,” I say “single quote semicolon drop table users semicolon dash dash.”
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