Ходжа Н. (hojja_nusreddin) wrote,
Ходжа Н.

Cathy O'Neil: "Weapons of Math Destruction"

The era of blind faith in big data must end

Algorithms decide who gets a loan, who gets a job interview, who gets insurance and much more, but
- they don't automatically make things fair, and
- they're often far from scientific.
Mathematician and data scientist Cathy O'Neil coined a term for:
- algorithms that are secret, important and harmful:
- "weapons of math destruction"
Learn more about the hidden agendas:
- behind these supposedly objective formulas and
- why we need to start building better ones.

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