Evening with Cathy O'Neil, author of Weapons of Math Destruction
Join PublicSource for an Evening with Cathy O’Neil, a mathematician and author of New York Times bestseller, “Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy.”
Cathy launched the Lede Program in Data Journalism at Columbia University. She is a blogger at MathBabe.org.
"Every system using data separates humanity into winners and losers." Data is based on math, an algorithm applied to every person in the same way… right? Big data is not as neutral as you may think. Come learn about the dangers of big data.