HR has an AI-powered Disability Problem

AI recruitment tools have become the first line of defence against high-volume online hiring. But unless the unintended consequences of AI-powered HR technology are urgently addressed, hundreds of millions worldwide face lifetimes of economic and societal exclusion. Just Imagine: You lose your dream job because your stammer caused you to go 15 seconds over the 3 minutes permitted for the video interview – and the algorithm automatically discards your application or you have a facial disfigurement from an acid burn, but the AI tool doesn’t recognise your face as real.