South Koreans learn to beat the AI hiring bots
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In a tight job market, South Korea's top firms are rolling out artificial intelligence in hiring. That's got job seekers turning to cram schools to learn how to beat the bots.
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Fundamental human rights could be at risk if AI technologies are used without due caution, the EU's rights agency says. It said AI can lead to discriminatory biases and perversions of justice if safeguards are lacking.
20 Feb 2021
Some British companies say they may require their employees to receive a Covid-19 vaccine. But the move could go against legislation designed to reduce workplace discrimination, and business groups are divided on whether the 'no jab, no job' policy is the right approach. Also in the show - Google announces a deal to pay for News Corp. content, while Facebook says it will block Australian users from sharing news content on the platform.
7 Mar 2021
Two groups of asylum seekers -- who were ordered under former president Donald Trump to stay in Mexico while their requests were processed -- cross into the US, as President Joe Biden's administration begins dismantling the controversial "Remain in Mexico" program put in place by his predecessor.
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A new study examined Facebook's ad-delivery algorithms and found that some ads were directed to a particular gender "beyond what can be legally justified" by differences in job qualifications.
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German teenagers say the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult to start their professional lives, according to a new survey. Young people seeking vocational training are among those impacted.
How Ini-Ubong Umoren was lured, abducted, and found dead days after trying to attend a job interview
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Recently, Ini-Ubong Umoran, in the course of a purported job interview, was murdered. The prime suspect is a man identified as Uduak Frank Akpan who had lured her with a job offer on social media. Her gruesome death is a pointer to the growing need to raise awareness about online fraudsters and predators who disguise as recruiters to dupe, rape, and murder.
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From Guatemala to Iceland and Reunion Island, several volcanoes erupted last month, prompting us to ask what kind of technology is now helping scientists monitor and predict their activity. From satellites to drones but also artificial intelligence, volcanologists have a variety of high-tech tools at their disposal.
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The online retail giant has pledged to stop testing most potential employees for marijuana use in the United States. Amazon has also given its support to the federal legalization of marijuana.
A Gambian man accused of belonging to a death squad appeared in court in Germany on Monday facing charges of crimes against humanity. The suspect is also accused of murder and attempted murder as part of a group that assassinated opponents of dictator Yahya Jammeh.
Mohammed Yasin Malik told the court that the charges of terrorism against him were "concocted, fabricated and politically motivated."
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