You have heard about the new book, Weapons of Math Destruction. In it, the author Cathy O’Neil “describes the dangers of relying on big data analytics to solve problems.”

NPR did an interview with her today headlined ‘Weapons Of Math Destruction’ Outlines Dangers Of Relying On Data Analytics.

Here’s an excerpt:



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