A face-scanning algorithm increasingly decides whether you deserve the job


Source: Drew Harwell
Affiliation: The Washington Post

This article discusses HireVue, a technology that uses artificial intelligence to analyze job candidates. The article discusses both favorable and unfavorable views towards HireVue. On one hand, HireVue proponents believe that HireVue can help save recruiters time and eliminate recruiter biases towards candidates that are similar to them. On the other hand, HireVue opponents believe that it is impossible to tell who will be an effective worker based on their physical characteristics.

Keywords: Artificial Intelligence , Computer Science , Emotion Recognition , Facial Recognition , Physiognomy , Science Fiction , Tech Ethics