A: We have a really important decision to make.
B: Well, we could let people decide, but you know what people are like: biased, irrational, ignorant, totally unreliable and illogical. So instead of people, we could let the Mystery Box decide!
A: Huh. What's in the Mystery Box?
B: People.
Caption: I will never understand why anyone thinks algorithms can solve social problems

“Well, our algorithm is perfectly rational and unbiased–why, the suburban middle-class white male engineers from southern California who designed it told me so themselves!”