How does the government use algorithms? How do algorithms impact social services, policing, and other social services? And where does Silicon Valley fit in?


In this episode we interview Shion Guha about how governments adopt algorithms to enforce public policy.


Shion is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Information at University of Toronto. His research fits into the field of Human-Centered Data Science, which he helped develop. Shion explores the intersection between AI and public policy by researching algorithmic decision-making in public services such as criminal justice, child welfare, and healthcare.

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