What Are Algorithms Good For?


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Back in 2015, we asked tech experts if people had become too reliant on algorithms for anything from internet searches, to credit scores, health care, and policing. And in 2016, we invited University of Toronto computer science professor Geoffrey Hinton - whose research on deep learning had been used by Google to help power its search engine - to discuss how artificial intelligence designed to mimic the human brain directs people's attention.

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