Top of Mind with Julie Rose

SCOTUS, Lines and COVID-19, Seagrass

Episode: SCOTUS, Lines and COVID-19, Seagrass

  • Nov 16, 2020 9:00 pm
  • 16:48 mins

Guest: James Zou, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Data Science, Stanford University We’re constantly influenced by computer algorithms–that’s how you get movie recommendations tailored to you on Netflix or articles about things you’re interested in on your Facebook feed. But new research shows that as algorithms get better at making predictions for what one group of people will like, other groups get left in the digital dust. That might be innocent when it comes to movie recommendations, but algorithms also sometimes decide who should get a bank loan or interview for a job.