Past eventMembersUnder 35s Forum

The Hidden World of Algorithms

21 April 2015 - 6:30pm to 7:30pm

Chatham House, London


Luke Dormehl, Journalist; Author, The Formula: How Algorithms Solve All Our Problems, and Create More.
Dr Juan Pablo Pardo-Guerra, Assistant Professor, LSE

Dr Daniel Neyland, Professor, Goldsmiths University London

Chair: Zoe Kleinman, Technology Reporter, BBC



With increasingly vast amounts of information being generated every day, algorithms have become essential to interpreting data in a multitude of sectors, from finance and commerce to media and law enforcement. Exploring the influence of algorithms on modern life, the panellists will examine both the benefits of algorithms and the privacy and governance issues surrounding their use.

This is an Under 35s Forum event. The event will be followed by a reception.