Algorithm Prejudice

Algorithm Prejudice

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 123 , Segment 5

Episode: Millennials, Progressives, Trophy Hunting, Algorithm Prejudice

  • Aug 19, 2015 9:00 pm
  • 12:25 mins

Guest: Suresh Venkatasubramania, PhD., Associate and Assistant Professor at the University of Utah's School of Computing  It’s common these days for HR departments in large companies to use computer programs to cull through thousands of job applications and make the initial cut. It’s efficient and seemingly less subject to the subtle bias of humans. Except, maybe not that last part. Research has found that algorithms can actually be as biased as human beings.

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