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How a Rogue Algorithm Bankrupted Thousands of People in Michigan

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“I think the problem is that there are some jobs, computers and algorithms can’t and shouldn’t do, such as determining whether or not someone committed fraud.” (, U.S attorney)

In 2013, the state of Michigan laid off most of the human workers doing the job of detecting fraudulent unemployment claims and installed an automated system called…



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Mukundarajan V N

Retired banker living in India. Avid reader. I write to learn, inform and inspire. Believe in ethical living and sustainable development.