Opinion

When algorithms go wrong: how relying on automated tech is a world of pain for governments

- June 10, 2020 3 MIN READ

  Algorithmic decision-making has enormous potential to do good. From identifying priority areas for first response after an earthquake hits, to identifying those at risk of COVID-19 within minutes, their application has proven hugely beneficial. But things can go drastically wrong when decisions are trusted to algorithms without ensuring they adhere to established ethical norms.… Read more »