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Science | Design & Technology | Citizenship | Computing

‘Robots are far better judges than humans’

Should computers make all our decisions? In a new book published today, three top scientists argue that human beings are useless at making choices. Machines would do a much better job. Modern society is run by experts. Think about your own life: in school, you are taught by a professional educator who makes decisions about what you should learn. Perhaps you go to the doctor with an illness, and they decide what to prescribe you. And if it is a very bad day, you might find yourself pulled up in front of a judge, who determines whether you should walk free or end up in prison.

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