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Weapons of Math Destruction

99% Invisible: The Age of Algorithm

Sep 21, 2018

Computer algorithms now shape our world in profound and mostly invisible ways. They predict if we’ll be valuable customers and whether we’re likely to repay a loan. They filter what we see on social media, sort through resumes, and evaluate job performance. They inform prison sentences and monitor our health, and most of these algorithms have been created with good intentions ...

Your Call: Weapons of Math Destruction

Nov 23, 2016

On the November 23rd edition of Your Call, we’ll revisit our conversation with Cathy O’Neil about her new book Weapons of Math Destruction.