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The Secret History of the Future: Bug in the System

The Secret History of the Future: Bug in the System

Update: 2019-08-148
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The first ever computer program was written in 1843 by Ada Lovelace, a mathematician who hoped her far-sighted treatise on mechanical computers would lead to a glittering scientific career. Today, as we worry that modern systems suffer from “algorithmic bias” against some groups of people, what can her program tell us about how software, and the people who make it, can go wrong?

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The Secret History of the Future: Bug in the System

The Secret History of the Future: Bug in the System