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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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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