This week: calling bullshit, sexist credit cards and death predictions with Jevin West. Sandra Peter (Sydney Business Insights) and Kai Riemer (Digital Disruption Research Group) meet once a week to put their own spin on news that is impacting the future of business in The Future, This Week.
Our guest this week: Associate Professor Jevin West
The stories this week
00:45 Toilets are dangerous business, World Toilet Day
06:02 Apple’s credit card is being investigated for discriminating against women
19:41 AI can tell if you’re going to die soon, we just don’t know how it knows
Other stories we bring up
Calling Bullshit: data reasoning in a digital world
Jevin’s research centre, The Centre for an Informed Public
Jevin’s subject: Calling bullshit in the age of Big Data
Jevin’s TedX talk: We’re drowning in BS, but you can learn how to fight back
Jevin’s talk at CreativeMornings Seattle on bullshit
Japanese high-tech toilets are conquering the west
Software developer David Heinemeier Hansson complains on Twitter
We teach A.I. systems everything, including our biases
Our previous conversations about the ethics of AI
Our discussion with Professor Daniel Kahneman on bias and algorithms
Our previous conversation on women and the future of work
Our recap on algorithms
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