A.I.’s Gaydar Is Better Than Yours, Which Means Discrimination Is Coming To An Algorithm Near You

Kris Dunn A.I., Kris Dunn 5 Comments

I’m a straight white guy, which is equal parts boring and pedestrian. Because we all tribe together, that means the majority of my friends are straight. <This is where I should insert a note to tell you that I have friends who aren’t straight, and that I’d make a good to great VP of Diversity, even though I’m white, male …

Why Do We Need Artificial Intelligence In Talent Acquisition?

Tim Sackett A.I., Smashfly, Tim Sackett

Ahead of the HR Technology Conference, we are seeing a bunch of new releases about artificial intelligence products for talent acquisition. It’s not unlike every other year at HR Tech, companies love to launch their new stuff at the biggest events. For some reason, though, this A.I. stuff seems a bit different. When we look at any technology we have …

It’s Only a Matter of Time Until You Hire a Digital Employee – What Does that Mean for Your “Analog” Employees?

Kate Weimer A.I., Kate Weimer

CMS Wire recently posted an article titled, Ready or Not, Here Come the ‘Digital Employees’. It was the term ‘Digital Employees’ that caught my attention in the article’s title. HR has been talking about the dreaded artificial intelligence takeover since someone put the letters ‘A’ and ‘I’ next to each other, but never had I actually heard A.I. for the workplace …

Should Companies Owe Payroll Taxes on Current/Future Workplace Robots/AI?

Kris Dunn A.I., Kris Dunn, Labor, Robots

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn’t exist.” –Verbal Kint in The Usual Suspects It’s impossible if you follow tech in any industry or simply follow tech overall not to be overwhelmed by articles that suggest the workplace is going to look very different in the next 20 years due to automation and Artificial …

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The Wild West of A.I.

Matt Charney A.I., Matt Charney

While I’m skeptical about the use of AI for recruiting and hiring (save machine learning, which is an altogether different if occasionally congruent construct), I kind of love the explosion of bots that’s occurred over the last year or so. Let’s be clear: these are not artificial intelligence, for reasons I’ve explained already (click here if you’re interested). Some of …

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The Robots Are Coming: A.I. in Recruiting

Kate Weimer A.I., Kate Weimer

A.I. These two letters have been causing quite a stir in the recruiting space over the last 6 months or so. Every day as I look through my news I see at least one or two articles discussing artificial intelligence in recruiting—how it’s going be the next big “thing” in recruiting, how it’s going to change recruiting, how it’s not …