We rely on artificial intelligence to choose our movies, our music, even our dates. At this point, are we blindly following where it leads us? Three experts join us to talk about algorithms in our lives and the consequences of turning over so much power to them. Journalist Chris Jones talks about re-learning how to think for ourselves; Greg Beringer of The New York Times discusses the geopolitical influences of our digital maps; and Karen Hao of MIT Technology Review talks about Facebook’s “machine learning” algorithms.
This episode originally aired on April 15, 2022.