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Automated Decision-Making, Predictive Algorithms and a Coda.

Sod’s Law. You write a piece about automated decision-making and its potential relevance to the advice sector. You use what appear to be the best current examples – from Sweden, Australia and an EU study. From the UK, you report only a denial of any use of predictive algorithms from the Department of Work and … Continue reading Automated Decision-Making, Predictive Algorithms and a Coda.

Automated Decision-Making and its lessons for the advice sector

The role of automated decision-making in the justice system has attracted some attention – much of it centred around algorithms that advise judges on decisions about bail. But automated decision-making is expanding throughout the public realm and issues for advisers are beginning to tumble out. What happens, for example, when an algorithm is wrong, discriminatory … Continue reading Automated Decision-Making and its lessons for the advice sector