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In Machines We Trust
In Machines We Trust
MIT Technology Review

A podcast about the automation of everything. Host Jennifer Strong and the team at MIT Technology Review look at what it means... more

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Episodes

How pricing algorithms learn to collude

Algorithms now determine how much things cost. It’s called dynamic pricing and it adjusts according to current market conditions in... more

27 Oct 2021 · 24 minutes
I Was There When: Facial Recognition was Commercialized

I Was There When is an oral history project that's part of the In Machines We Trust podcast. It features... more

13 Oct 2021 · 12 minutes
How games teach AI to learn for itself

From chess to Jeopardy to e-sports, AI is increasingly beating humans at their own games. But that was never the... more

29 Sep 2021 · 26 minutes
Beating the AI hiring machines

When it comes to hiring, it’s increasingly becoming an AI’s world, we’re just working in it. In this, the final... more

04 Aug 2021 · 31 minutes
Playing the job market

Increasingly, job seekers need to pass a series of ‘tests’ in the form of artificial intelligence games—just to be seen... more

21 Jul 2021 · 37 minutes
Want a job? The AI will see you now.

In the past, hiring decisions were made by people. Today, some key decisions that lead to whether someone gets a... more

07 Jul 2021 · 30 minutes
Hired by an algorithm

If you’ve applied for a job lately, it’s all but guaranteed that your application was reviewed by software—in most cases,... more

23 Jun 2021 · 33 minutes
When AI becomes childsplay

Despite their popularity with kids, tablets and other connected devices are built on top of systems that weren’t designed for... more

09 Jun 2021 · 21 minutes
Encore: Land of a Billion Faces

Clearview AI has built one of the most comprehensive databases of people’s faces in the world. Your picture is probably... more

26 May 2021 · 20 minutes
Can AI fix your credit?

Credit scores have been used for decades to assess consumer creditworthiness, but their scope is far greater now that they... more

12 May 2021 · 18 minutes
In Machines We Trust
How pricing algorithms learn to collude
In Machines We Trust