Top of Mind with Julie Rose
Addiction, BMI Scale, Youth Engagement in Politics, Cocaine
Episode: Addiction, BMI Scale, Youth Engagement in Politics, Cocaine
- Feb 19, 2016
- 11:13 mins
Guest: Suresh Venkatasubramanian, PhD, Associate Professor in 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. A team of researchers has found algorithms can be just as biased as human beings.