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Today: Could an algorithm run the government?

April 8th, 2015

Episode 262 of 1270 episodes

Our reporter Tom Bateman spoke to a voter in Bridgewater yesterday, who said we should replace politicians with a computer. Could an algorithm run the government? Kate Bevan is a technology writer for the Financial Times and The Guardian and Andrew Martin is secretary of the Society for the study of Artificial Intelligence (AISB) & PhD student at Goldsmith University.