Now more than ever, we need to understand the proprietary technologies that influence our daily lives. Newsrooms around the world are hiring data experts and technologists to analyze the complex algorithms that dictate what we see online and uncover the hidden biases Big Tech doesn’t want you to know about. The ever-increasing influence that algorithms play in all of our lives extends far beyond your phone. Algorithms decide who passes background checks, who has access to the most up-to-date public health information, and more.

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