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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: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, N. Y. : B∖D∖W∖Y, Broadway Books, c2016, 2017Description: xii, 259 p. ; 21 cm.ISBN: 9780553418835.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 centuryDDC classification: 005.7 O58
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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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.

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