Quote from Article, "When problems with bureaucratic software arise, as they did in Michigan, officials have tended to blame the unknowable nature of the algorithms themselves, rather than take responsibility for their output. That creates what some legal scholars call an 'accountability gap,' in which neither the designer nor the state takes responsibility for an algorithm’s decisions. If everything becomes computerized in these ways without thinking through accountability and transparency, what you end up with is a society where nothing is explainable," says Sandvig.


To read full article on TIME: States' Automated Systems Are Trapping Citizens in Bureaucratic Nightmares With Their Lives on the Line