Awful Algorithms

Awful Algorithms

Christian Hunt

25 years: Behavioural science & compliance

This video refers to an effective algorithm that does what it was created to do, but the consequences of this are beyond what was envisaged fully by the creators. In this video, Christian highlights how technology, particularly what he called ‘'awful algorithms'’, can make bad decisions with severe consequences.

This video refers to an effective algorithm that does what it was created to do, but the consequences of this are beyond what was envisaged fully by the creators. In this video, Christian highlights how technology, particularly what he called ‘'awful algorithms'’, can make bad decisions with severe consequences.

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Awful Algorithms

15 mins 20 secs

Overview

In this video Christian looks at the times when machines get things badly wrong, how they bring out the worst in people and how they are already negatively influencing and will influence human decision-making in the future.

Key learning objectives:

  • Be able to define technology risk

  • Give some real world examples of awful algorithms

  • Explain why algorithms need risk management

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