7 Ways Algorithms Are Going To Change Your Life

“38% of these particular respondents predicted that the positive impacts of algorithms will outweigh negatives for individuals and society in general, while 37% said negatives will outweigh positives; 25% said the overall impact of algorithms will be about 50–50, positive-negative.”

The Pew Research Center recently asked 1,302 technology experts whether they believe algorithms will have a positive or negative impact on our lives and society and the results were split right down the middle.

But what also emerged was a list of seven ways algorithms will change the world including that they will lead to more creativity and self-expression, that they will shape people’s decisions without them even realizing it, and that algorithms will create a greater digital divide and wealth disparity.