Showing A Problem Does Not Equal Demonstrating A Worsening Problem

Print PDF eBookCathy O’Neil has a great book on big data, Weapons of Math Destruction, but one with a fundamental flaw. The flawed claim is made in the book’s subtitle and permeates throughout the book. The subtitle is: “How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy”. I could find no significant evidence of big data increasing inequality in the book. … Continue reading Showing A Problem Does Not Equal Demonstrating A Worsening Problem