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The man who was fired by a machine

An error caused for an employee to be wrongfully fired by an automated system


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Mr Diallo was escorted from the building.

His boss was confused but helpless - likewise his director.

It took three weeks to find out why he had been sacked.

Previous manager was laid off and had not renewed his contract.

Machines took over - with each order triggering the next.

No mechanism for key card to be re-enabled.

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Dave Coplin

Chief Envisioning Officer of The Envisioners Ltd., technology geek, AI expert and author

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Artificial Intelligence (AI)