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A beautiful algorithm? The risks of automating online transactions

The online ad that led you to your new favorite pair of shoes might seem innocuous, but according to University of Virginia Associate Professor of Economics and Computer Science Denis Nekipelov, the algorithms behind such ads could lead to an unforeseen financial crash – something he hopes his research will prevent. Nekipelov’s study of the automation of online advertising, co-authored ... Read More »