CITATION:Edinburgh Law School “Making The Digital State Work For People.” Title of the Website, Name of the Publisher, october 7 2019,URL

In this video despite the obvious negative effects of automated systems and biometrics on the poor, Philip Alston expresses his belief in using automated systems in a way where it can be beneficial for everyone, specifically the poor. He claims that the government uses A.I negatively in a way where AI aren’t being upgraded to address any flaws  that result in the denial of welfare, but rather with many being denied welfare, that money is extra money for the government to spend on other issues. Alston argument is that if we can use automated systems efficiently then it can ensure nobody is left behind in the digital world, in other words everybody as a whole will be equally technologically advanced.

CITATION:“Automating inequality”,, March 29 2018,

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In this video between Virginia Eubanks and another author Kathryn Edin who wrote a book called $2 a day, both authors draw relations between the poor. Eubanks argues that A.I are being used in the a negative way. She claims since we destroyed the interaction of between employer and customer by replacing the employer with automated systems, we have to upgrade  A.I  where it doesn’t view human data as just dots of data. In other words we need to make A.I more human like in terms of decision making rather than decisions being based on an algorithm.