by Hannah Fry
Shortlisted for the 2018 Royal Society Investment Science Book Prize
A look inside the algorithms that are shaping our lives and the dilemmas they bring with them.
If you were accused of a crime, who would you rather decide your sentence―a mathematically consistent algorithm incapable of empathy or a compassionate human judge prone to bias and error? What if you want to buy a driverless car and must choose between one programmed to save as many lives as possible and another that prioritizes the lives of its own passengers? And would you agree to share your family’s full medical history if you were told that it would help researchers find a cure for cancer?
Interview with the Author
Talk Nerdy with Cara Santa Maria
Algorithms w/ Hannah Fry
10/29/18 69 min
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