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

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy - O'Neil, Cathy
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Brought to you by Penguin. In this New York Times bestseller, Cathy O'Neil, one of the first champions of algorithmic accountability, sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life -- and threaten to rip apart our social fabric. We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives - where we go to school, whether we get a loan, how much we pay for insurance - are being made not by humans, but by mathematical models. In theory, this should lead to greater fairness: ...

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy 2017, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780553418835

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy 2017, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780141985411

Mass-market paperback

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy 2016, Crown Publishing Group (NY)

ISBN-13: 9780553418811

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Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy 2016, Allen Lane, London

ISBN-13: 9780241296813

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