The City Club Forum

Creating a Digital Poorhouse: Technology, Human Rights, and

Season 23 Episode 33 | 1h 33s

Today, decision-making for of social service and safety net programs - everything from Medicaid to food stamps, housing and rental assistance to child welfare - is controlled not by human beings. Proponents argue this system is more efficient. However, what if these automated systems are actually a form of discrimination, working to perpetuate, the inequality they aim to address?

Aired: 05/31/18

Rating: NR

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