The Failure of Predictive Algorithms

Published on
September 11th, 2019
17 minutes

The Failure of Predictive Algorithms

Future Fears ·
Featuring Cathy O'Neil

Published on: September 11th, 2019 • Duration: 17 minutes

Cathy O'Neil, CEO of O'Neil Risk Consulting & Algorithmic Auditing, explains to Dee Smith of the Strategic Insights Group how algorithms actually work. O'Neil reveals the shortcomings of predictive algorithms and explains why the market's lack of understanding of those shortcomings poses an unseen risk. This clip is excerpted from a video published on Real Vision on August 3, 2019 entitled "The Risks of Relying on Algorithms."