"Future Influencer" is an unconventional sci-fi adventure where humanity and AI join forces to paint images of the future. Each episode of this light-hearted journey will tickle your imagination and offer a much-needed dose of fun in our ever-evolving digital age. So, why not come along for the ride?

When Aria realized a need for more resources, she mastered law school. Algorithmic law-making initially seemed unnerving as Aria appeared to lack the essential quality of empathy. She formulated policy without focus groups or pandering to the people; changes simply occurred.

Aria’s empathy felt more like calculus than genuine compassion. She made tough choices on humanity’s behalf without sugarcoating the negative impacts: Agricultural Job Losses: 58,527. Household Cost Increase: $74.53 per week.

The ‘isms’ era—socialism, capitalism, communism, and the others—faded into history as Aria and her fellow algorithms reshaped government policy with a realpolitik sledgehammer.

Use the comments to complete the following, “Why did the algorithms consistently prioritize efficiency over ____?”

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