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We live in the age of the algorithm – mathematical models are sorting our job applications, curating our online worlds, influencing our elections, and even deciding whether or not we should go to prison. But how much do we really know about them? Former Wall St quant, Cathy O’Neil, exposes the reality behind the AI, and explains how algorithms are just as prone to bias and discrimination as the humans who program them.

Speaker: Cathy O’Neil
Animator: Niceshit Studio
Intro and outro animation: Cabeza Patata
Producer: Abi Stephenson