In Machines We Trust: a new podcast about the automation of everything on Flipboard by MIT Technology Review

Some of the most important decisions in our lives are being made by artificial intelligence, determining things like who gets into college, lands a job, receives social services, or goes to jail—often without us having any clue. In season one of In Machines We Trust, host Jennifer Strong and the team at MIT Technology ReviewContinue reading “In Machines We Trust: a new podcast about the automation of everything on Flipboard by MIT Technology Review”

What happens when an algorithm gets it wrong | MIT Technology Review

In the first of a four-part series on FaceID, host Jennifer Strong explores the false arrest of Robert Williams by police in Detroit. The odd thing about Willliams’s ordeal wasn’t that police used face recognition to ID him—it’s that the cops told him about it. There’s no law saying they have to. The episode starts…Continue reading “What happens when an algorithm gets it wrong | MIT Technology Review”