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Free Will in an Algorithmic World

In this brave new world, many of our choices aren’t choices at all

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TTai, a senior at the University of Pennsylvania, wakes up at the perfect time every morning—well-rested, but not late for classes or appointments. Today that meant rising at 7:18 a.m. He did not set his alarm for that time. Rather, it was chosen for him. His phone’s sleep-tracker app had been…

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Kartik Hosanagar

Kartik Hosanagar

Founder Wharton Prof. Author: A Human’s Guide to Machine Intelligence. Faculty lead Fmr cofounder @Yodle (acq Web).

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