In Machines We Trust

A podcast about the automation of everything. Host Jennifer Strong and the team at MIT Technology Review look at what it means to entrust artificial intelligence with our most sensitive decisions.

Technology
Tech News
Science
1
How pricing algorithms learn to collude
Part-three of a series on automation and our wallets.
24 min
2
I Was There When: Facial Recognition was Commer...
An oral history project featuring the stories of how breakthroughs in artificial intelligence and computing happened, as told by the people who witnessed them.
12 min
3
How games teach AI to learn for itself
Like humans, AI learns new skills through play. But unlike the natural world, AI can process years of training in a single day.
26 min
4
Beating the AI hiring machines
Part-four of an investigation into automated hiring practices.
31 min
5
Playing the job market
Part-three of an investigation into automated hiring practices.
37 min
6
Want a job? The AI will see you now.
Part-two of an investigation into automated hiring practices.
30 min
7
Hired by an algorithm
Part-one of an investigation into automated hiring practices.
33 min
8
When AI becomes childsplay
We examine the relationship AI has with kids.
21 min
9
Encore: Land of a Billion Faces
Part-two of a series on police and facial recognition.
20 min
10
Can AI fix your credit?
Part-two of a series on automation and our wallets.
18 min
11
AI finds its voice
How machines learn to speak—and what it means for humans on the other end of the conversation.
27 min
12
What’s AI doing in your wallet?
Part-one of a series on automation and our wallets.
18 min
13
The AI of the beholder
"Let's just say I've never seen a culturally sensitive beauty AI."
22 min
14
We're back with a new season!
Trailer: Season Two
3 min
15
Attention Shoppers: You’re Being Tracked
Part-four of a series on unexpected uses of facial recognition.
28 min
16
Timnit Gebru Tells Her Story
Ousted AI researcher reflects on her time at Google
21 min
17
Your Face Could Be Your Ticket
Part-three of a series on unexpected uses of facial recognition.
21 min
18
No Face... No Service
Part-two of a series on unexpected uses of facial recognition.
23 min
19
When the Camera Turns on Police
Part-one of a series on unexpected uses of facial recognition.
17 min
20
Encore: What Happens in Vegas… Is Captured on C...
Part-three of a series on police and facial recognition.
24 min
21
EmTech Stage: Twitter's CTO on Misinformation
The second of two exclusive interviews with two of the tech world’s most powerful people
24 min
22
EmTech Stage: Facebook's CTO on Misinformation
The first of two exclusive interviews with two of the tech world’s most powerful people
18 min
23
What is AI? We Made This to Help.
Defining what is, or isn’t artificial intelligence can be tricky (or tough).
8 min
24
AI Reads Human Emotions. Should It?
Part two of a series on emotion AI
23 min
25
What’s Behind a Smile
Part one of a two-part series on emotion AI,
26 min
26
AI in the Driver’s Seat
Driverless cars are learning to speak a language humans can understand
23 min
27
Down and Dirty with Covid Genes
Ride along on a subway-swabbing mission and meet scientists racing to find an existing drug that might treat the disease.
21 min
28
When an Algorithm Gets It Wrong
Part-one of a series on police and facial recognition.
18 min
29
Land of a Billion Faces
Part-two of a series on police and facial recognition.
20 min
30
What Happens in Vegas… Is Captured on Camera
Part-three of a series on police and facial recognition.
22 min
31
Who Owns Your Face?
Part-four of a series on police and facial recognition.
19 min
32
Coming August 12th
Trailer
3 min