“Computer algorithms increasingly control and decide our future.”

Hello World: Being Human in the Age of Algorithms

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Thu, Oct 11th, 2018 11:00 by capnasty NEWS

In this video by Hidden Forces, Hannah Fry explains how we should not see algorithms as objective masters but as just another form of power that needs to be questioned.

[...] in the age of the algorithm, there are those like Hannah Fry, who believe that our place has never been more important. She believes that we should stop seeing machines as objective masters. Instead, we need to start treating algorithms as we would any other source of power; questioning their decisions, scrutinizing their motives, and holding them accountable for their mistakes.

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