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    Idea: It’s time to kick your addiction to algorithms

    A Talk about the psychology of algorithms.

    Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 12:00 - 1:30 PM @ Harris Theater
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    Dick Costolo
    Former CEO, Twitter
    Ramesh Srinivasan
    Professor, UCLA; Director, University of California Digital Cultures Lab
    Julie Zhuo
    Vice President, Product Design, Facebook
    Brad Keywell
    Founder & Chairman, Chicago Ideas and Founder & CEO, Uptake
    Maryam Saleh
    Vice President & General Manager, Sales and Partnerships, Machinify
    TALK - Talks are 90-minute electrifying, action-inspiring onstage programs, featuring four to six world class thought leaders who each present ideas on a single theme through either an individual presentation or a one-on-one conversation with a host.

    Like it, click it, share it, save it—it’s beyond your control. Algorithms are designed to extract the same sort of dopamine response that receiving a compliment evokes, and it’s changing our brains. But who’s controlling the change and the code it follows? In this Talk—featuring a panel discussion with Chicago Ideas Youth Ambassadors—we’ll explore the power of technological influence, who’s responsible for its effects, and what young people are doing to shape technology’s impact on their future. 

    Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 12:00 - 1:30 PM
    Harris Theater
    205 E. Randolph Street, Chicago, IL 60601
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