Life, Meet Tech
Life, Meet Tech
Oct 20, 2021
Technology and Justice
Play • 29 min
Picking up where last week’s episode left off, Prabu examines algorithmic bias. Rebecca Wexler explains the black box nature of algorithms used in the criminal justice system and explains why Glenn Rodríguez was denied parole by the COMPAS algorithm.

GUEST: Rebecca Wexler, co-director of the Berkeley Center for Law and Technology.

RELATED LINKS:
More about Rebecca Wexler
https://www.law.berkeley.edu/our-faculty/faculty-profiles/rebecca-wexler/
ARTICLE: When a Computer Program Keeps You In Jail. New York Times.
https://www.nytimes.com/2017/06/13/opinion/how-computers-are-harming-criminal-justice.html
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