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Why Human Intelligence Still Beats Algorithms

Gerd Gigerenzer in conversation with Hannah MacInnes

58 mins watch time

Posted March 2022

Psychology, Technology

From dating apps and self-driving cars to facial recognition and the justice system, the increasing presence of AI has been widely championed. But there are limitations and risks too. Humans are the greatest source of uncertainty in these situations. In this livestream event, decision making expert and psychologist Gerd Gigerenzer shows us how, when people are involved, trust in complex algorithms can lead to illusions of certainty that become a recipe for disaster.