Cathy O’Neil, author of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, explains how data can be bias. Who Defines success and algorithms. Big data hype and being “beyond morals”. Data and the war on teachers. Targeting teachers through data. Data-driven models to predictive policing and sentencing. The myth that numbers don’t mislead and algorithms and job discrimination.
Fri, 30 December 2016
1497 - Best of 2016: Cathy O'Neil on the Perils of Big Data, Sam Debates a Libertarian Presidential Candidate, & Howard Zinn on Iraq
10/11 Cathy O’Neil: Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
Direct download: Pub_Edit_BestOfCathy_ONeil_Darryl_Perry_Howard_Zinn.mp3
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