The ethical algorithm

Fintech Beat, Ep. 35

Can, and should, and algorithm be ethical? (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Can, and should, and algorithm be ethical? (Getty Images/iStockphoto)
Posted September 8, 2020 at 4:00am

For Labor Day, we're revisiting a conversation on if, and how, an algorithm can be ethical. Algorithms have evolved into powerful engines of financial technology. But they don’t always live up to the hype, as algorithmic models fail to take account of basic societal concerns like fairness, privacy and bias. Fintech Beat sits down with Michael Kearns to find out what can be done to make algorithms “ethical.”

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