Are You Smarter Than COMPAS?
A quick game to see if you are more intelligent than an algorithm used to sentence millions of Americans.
D3.js, Bulma, R
What it is
Are You Smarter Than COMPAS? is an application that allows users to explore how accurately they can predict recidivism, compared to a popular criminal justice sentencing algorithm known as COMPAS.
The application is meant to showcase how inaccurate COMPAS is, and illustrate that human judgment can more accurately assess risk than an algorithm that has sentenced millions behind bars.