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Resoundingly Human podcast: Algorithms, evil or just misunderstood?, featuring Gah-Yi Ban

  • 1.  Resoundingly Human podcast: Algorithms, evil or just misunderstood?, featuring Gah-Yi Ban

    Posted 18 days ago
    While algorithms play an increasingly integral role in our day-to-day lives, there still seems to be a great deal of misunderstanding and even mistrust regarding what algorithms are and what they do. To help dispel some of the mystery, joining me is Gah-Yi Ban, assistant professor of management science and operations at London Business School. Her research interests include big data analytics; in particular, algorithmic decision making involving complex, often highly uncertain data. Her recent TEDx Talk, "The power and perils of algorithms," delves into the fundamental truths of algorithms to help everyone, even those who are not algorithmic experts, better understand the role algorithms play in our daily lives.

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    Ashley Kilgore
    Manager, Communications Manager
    INFORMS
    Catonsville MD
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