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Slave to the Algorithm

Talks | Ireland


21 July, 1pm

The rise of the algorithm and its influence on our lives has come strongly into focus in the light of recent research. 

From helping reaffirming our biases whether we are left wing, right wing or just plain extreme, to identifying the perfect match, the role of the algorithm in our lives has ignited a worldwide debate on the structures underpinning our online choices. But how much do we really understand?

Professor Mathieu D’Aquin NUI Galway will enlighten us, and author Lucy McDiarmid will read from her memoir on online dating.

Chair: Natalie Harrower, Digital Repository of Ireland.

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