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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy - Cathy O'Neil
Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
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A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on mathematical modeling—a pervasive new force in society that threatens to undermine democracy and widen inequality. We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives—where we go to school, whether we get a car... show more
A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on mathematical modeling—a pervasive new force in society that threatens to undermine democracy and widen inequality. We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives—where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance—are being made not by humans, but by ma
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Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780553418811 (0553418815)
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
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5.0 You'll never think about WMD the same way again
Weapons of Math Destruction is a fascinating – and terrifying – read. I love titles that work on many levels and this one is brilliant. Brilliant pun and yet incredibly relevant once you start reading about the damage these mathematic models are doing to society in all areas from the justice system ...
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