On Leonard Lopate at Large today, Wharton School professor and computer scientist Kartik Hosanagar will dispel some of the mystery around omnipresent computer codes and expands on the concepts in his book “A Human’s Guide To Machine Intelligence: How Algorithms are Shaping Our Lives and What We Can Do to Control Them.”
See the same few genres of movies queued for Netflix? Get turned off by the same three people constantly popping up on your dating app?
Aside from the monotony, do algorithms overrule our preferences, or even our taste for variety? Do algorithms and Artificial Intelligence actually control our lives now?