Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

By Cathy O'Neil


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 mad…


Published date: September 5, 2017
Type: Books
Genre: Nonfiction

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