Should we be afraid of the omnipotence of algorithms?

by bold-lichterman

Through her research, Antoinette Rouvroy, a specialist in technological issues through philosophy and law, examines algorithmic governmentality and this organization of the world governed by data and algorithms.

A power that creeps into our connected lives without our always realizing it and which asks many questions about the future we really want to build in this technological society. Ultra personalization based on profiles ultimately not that personalized, questions of authority and trust, should we be afraid of the power of algorithms?

Antoinette offers us here a beginning of answer which will incite you, I hope, to go deepen the subject by consulting her scientific papers and her interventions available elsewhere on Youtube. This is a first excerpt from a long interview, keep an eye out for more in the coming days …

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The contributor:

1605270891 583 Space conquest towards infinity and beyondPassionate about technology and innovation on the web interfaces side, Thomas gouritin has been immersed in chatbots for several years with the design of projects for national and international actors.
For 18 months, he has been documenting chatbot tests in all sectors on medium.com/1day1bot and he drew from it a white paper supplemented by testimonials from key accounts (from Direct Energie to Disney France). His watchword: stop bullshit, let’s think above all about the experience offered to users!