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Our review of 45 studies on machines as managers shows we generally hate being slaves to algorithms.
The Fair Work Commission’s ruling that delivery rider Diego Franco was an employee of Deliveroo is a major legal win for Australia’s gig workers.
Employees at Amazon knew they were under constant surveillance and that the company had a history of sacking those who were pro-union.
Food-ordering platform Menulog has declared it will break with the standard contractor business model. But let’s not get too excited yet.
The departure of AI ethics researcher Timnit Gebru from Google highlights attempts to make algorithmic decision-making accountable.
Handing management to algorithms creates ‘black-box bosses" whose decision-making is hard to understand or question.
A tale of two leaders on Twitter in the age of COVID-19.
Computer capabilities have boosted our decryption technology to great heights. How will the future compare to a past, one in which codes were thought to be a means of communicating after death?
Automated tools could help encourage access to justice in areas such as divorce, owners corporation disputes and small value contracts.
High grades might be awarded to papers that show the structural features of highly persuasive writing – papers that follow the “persuasion script”, so to speak.
There are good reasons why business has not been as successful as sports teams at implementing algorithmic decision-making.
Creating an ethical machine learning system is no simple task, but maths can help.
On balance, computers may make better judges of risk than people.
This is how marketers are taking advantage of customer data to build predictive algorithms, and even tailor their products and offerings.