The Washington Post reports organizations across the U.S. are increasingly using HireVue's artificial intelligence–based technology to assess whether job candidates are a fit for their businesses. HireVue's system uses mobile device cameras to analyze prospective employees' facial movements, word choice and speaking voice before comparing the results to those of other candidates to form a ranking system for how qualified a person is for a position. AI Now Institute Co-Founder Meredith Whittaker called the AI assessments "a profoundly disturbing development," adding it's "pseudoscience" and "a license to discriminate." (Registration may be required to access this story.)
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