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The Problem with Algorithms: Magnifying Misbehaviour


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Technological 'glitches' have caused four separate stock market disruptions since 2010.

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By the time you read these words, much of what has appeared on the screen of whatever device you are using has been dictated by a series of conditional instructions laid down in lines of code, whose weightings and outputs are dependent on your behaviour or characteristics.

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