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weapons of math destruction

Feb. 23, 2017, 9:55 p.m.
Posts: 1172
Joined: Feb. 24, 2017

prognostications on the evil of the algorithm and Big Data. scary stuff, like, real fucking scary.
http://www.goodreads.com/book/show/28186015-weapons-of-math-destruction

Feb. 23, 2017, 10:15 p.m.
Posts: 11297
Joined: June 4, 2008

"Big data" is neither good or evil.

That said, the way we've organized our society guarantees it's gonna be bad.

Did she talk about third-party data brokers in that book? Because when you mix the two it gets even awesomer.

Feb. 23, 2017, 10:45 p.m.
Posts: 2099
Joined: April 22, 2006

So much for patient doctor confidentiality. Now it's patient, doctor and Google's AI.

https://www.google.ca/amp/www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/36783521?client=ms-android-bell-ca

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