However, sometimes the application of algorithms created with good intentions leads to unintended consequences.
Our algorithms are now redefining what we think, how we think and what we know.
We need to ask them to think about their thinking – to look out for pitfalls and inherent biases before those are baked in and harder to remove.
“To create oversight that would assess the impact of algorithms, first we need to see and understand them in the context for which they were developed.
The material people see on social media is brought to them by algorithms.
In fact, everything people see and do on the web is a product of algorithms.