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How A ‘Neutral’ Health Algorithm Ended Up Hurting Black Patients

How A ‘Neutral’ Health Algorithm Ended Up Hurting Black Patients

A health care algorithm used in hospitals across the U.S. has been discriminating against black patients, according to new research. The study found that the algorithm consistently prioritised less-sick white patients and screened out black patients from a program meant to help people who need more intensive care.

NSW Is Dropping $10 Million On Driverless Car Trials

NSW Is Dropping $10 Million On Driverless Car Trials

The New South Wales government has just announced a $10 million dollar investment into autonomous driving trials. The fund will be part of the 2018-19 state budget, which is set to be announced on Tuesday. It is likely to allow collaboration between the government, universities and the private sector in…