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From the proliferation of social comparisons to growing political extremism, we have come face to face with the rippling negative effects technology that technology has on our societal fabric. But can we create a future that looks different? One in which technology has our backs, and best interest at heart?
On this episode of The Decision Corner, our host Brooke Struck is joined by Bob Suh, founder and CEO of OnCorps. OnCorps is an American company dedicated to elevating workplace performance outcomes through the use of artificial intelligence. By applying predictable algorithms to a variety of decisions and tasks, OnCorps reduces work, errors, and risk within the financial service industry. The organization provides cutting-edge solutions to an array of companies, with advisors from Yale, Harvard, and Oxford. Their innovative algorithms earned them the 2019 NOVA Award by NICSA and the 2019 Fintech Breakthrough Award for best banking infrastructure software.
Bob Suh has also written for the Harvard Business Review about how efficient use of AI can lead to better decision making and forecasting. Find his work here.
In this episode, Brooke and Bob discuss:
- The foundational behavioral science that applies to AI
- How the emotional intelligence of humans can be harnessed to benefit technology
- How our strong grip on data analytics can influence behavior that is inconsistent with truth and authenticity, as well as a saturation of advertising
- How we can mitigate some of these problems to use technology for positive choice architecture
- The monetization of current and future social platforms, and how it is changing
- The future of social and technological innovation: how technology is moving toward positive social outcomes