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Weapons of math destruction : how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy / Cathy O'Neil.

By: O'Neil, Cathy.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookCall no.: QA76.9.B45 O54 2016Publication: New York : Crown, c2016Edition: 1st ed.Description: x, 259 p.ISBN: 9780553418811; 0553418815.Subject(s): Big data -- Social aspects -- United States | Big data -- Political aspects -- United States | Social indicators -- Mathematical models -- Moral and ethical aspects | Democracy -- United States | United States -- Social conditions -- 21st century
Contents:
Bomb parts: What is a model? -- Shell shocked: My journey of disillusionment -- Arms race: Going to college -- Propaganda machine: Online advertising -- Civilian casualties: Justice in the age of big data -- Ineligible to serve: Getting a job -- Sweating bullets: On the job -- Collateral damage: Landing credit -- No safe zone: Getting insurance -- The targeted citizen: Civic life.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [219]-252) and index.

Bomb parts: What is a model? -- Shell shocked: My journey of disillusionment -- Arms race: Going to college -- Propaganda machine: Online advertising -- Civilian casualties: Justice in the age of big data -- Ineligible to serve: Getting a job -- Sweating bullets: On the job -- Collateral damage: Landing credit -- No safe zone: Getting insurance -- The targeted citizen: Civic life.

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