Big data, machine learning and digital surveillance have the potential to create racial and social inequalities – and make existing discrimination even worse, according to a team of Cornell scientists addressing the problem.
Unauthorized Mexican and Central American immigrants who came to the United States as children or teens live in more complex and less stable households than their documented or native-born counterparts, according to a new study from Cornell researchers.
Researchers at Cornell Tech found that people are far more likely to say they believe news stories that align with their own political views no matter what outlet they’re from. But when offered a cash bonus for accuracy, participants were more likely to trust the news stories that countered their views.
Managers who say one thing and do another often get negative reactions from employees. But the misalignment of words and deeds can be viewed as neutral or even positive, says Cornell researcher Brian Lucas.