O'Neil, Cathy

Weapons of math destruction : how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy / Cathy O'Neil. - New York, N. Y. : B∖D∖W∖Y, Broadway Books, c2016, 2017. - xii, 259 p. ; 21 cm.

v. 46 no. 3 (Fall 2017) Selected Accessions List -- Science/Technology

Includes bibliographical references (p. [233]-268) 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.

9780553418835

Amazon.ca, 08/12/17, 19.80


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.

005.7 O58

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