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Weapons of Math Destruction

How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

Weapons of Math Destruction( )
Author: O'Neil, Cathy
ISBN:978-0-553-41883-5
Publication Date:Sep 2017
Publisher:Crown/Archetype
Imprint:Broadway Books
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.00
Book Description:

Longlisted for the National Book AwardNew York Times Bestseller A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life -- and threaten to rip apart our social fabric We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives--where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance--are being made not by humans, but by mathematical...
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Book Details
Pages:288
Detailed Subjects: Social Science / Research
Political Science / Political Ideologies / Democracy
Computers / Social Aspects
Computers / Programming / Algorithms
Psychology / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.18 x 8 x 0.62 Inches
Book Weight:0.46 Pounds



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