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On the questionable use of Artificial Intelligence for job applications

We should always be wary if someone claims to use artificial intelligence to overcome biases humans would have in its place (Algorithms of Oppression by Safiya Umoja Noble is the book to read if you’d like to go deeper on this issue). Case in point: AI that is supposed to rate job applicants based on interview video footage. A team at Bayerischer Rundfunk put it to the test…

From Weekly Filet #335, in February 2021.

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