In the courtroom, you are presented two options: either have an algorithmic, data-driven tool evaluate your readiness for release from jail, or a stranger with years of experience and preparation decide your fate. Both choices could lead to the wrong

Like most of my peers, I’ve spent a large part of the last year and a half on TikTok. Since its meteoric rise at the onset of the pandemic, the platform has now stabilized as a cultural monolith, clocking in

“Wait, babe, don’t leave just yet!” A full-screen popup appears on attempt to leave the Princess Polly website, offering you a 10% coupon in hopes that you’ll stay and make a (now discounted) purchase. On Amazon, millions of products are

Source: The New Yorker. February 19th, 2017 marked a day of reckoning for ride-sharing company, Uber. In her essay, “Reflecting on one very, very strange year at Uber,” Susan Fowler, now tech opinion editor for the New York Times, detailed her

Source: University of Toronto Magazine. Even in the unprecedented time of the COVID-19 pandemic, the headlines are inundated with ways that artificial intelligence is being used to assist coronavirus patients and perhaps even prevent future pandemics. Not far from these auspicious articles are

Physical spaces hold our memories for us. Sitting at my desk, I feel all the time I’ve spent here reading novels. I remember phone calls with friends in highschool and writing code late at night and drawing badly. The desk

My blockmates and I found out that we had to vacate Harvard on a Tuesday morning. Our anxiety around Coronavirus had been building in recent weeks, and we knew changes were coming, but we were not prepared by the shock

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