Weapons of Math Destruction (2016) offers a critical look at the growing number of algorithms that could be impacting your day-to-day life in ways you’re not even aware of. As more businesses and services, including schools and police, use algorithms to automate jobs, an increasing number of people are suffering the adverse effects. So don’t leave yourself at the mercy of automation – find out what you can do to protect yourself and your data.
Cathy O’Neil has a PhD in mathematics from Harvard and was a teacher at Barnard College before moving to the private sector as a data scientist for various start-ups. Her writing can be found on the popular blog Mathbabe. Her other books include Doing Data Science.
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