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Reading _Weapons of Math Destruction_, the final chapters

With this post we conclude our reading of Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction.  (If you’d like to catch up with the reading schedule, click here.  All posts for this reading, including the schedule one, are grouped here.) Here I’ll summarize … Continue reading

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Reading _Weapons of Math Destruction_, part 5

With this post we continue our reading of Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction.  Now the topic shifts to the impact of data analytics on personal finance. (If you’d like to catch up on the reading schedule, click here.  All posts … Continue reading

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Reading Weapons of Math Destruction, part 4

With this post we continue our reading of Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction.  This week’s chapters address the role of data analytics in the world of work. (If you’d like to catch up with the reading schedule, click here.  All … Continue reading

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_Weapons of Math Destruction_, part 3

With this post we continue our reading of Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction.  (If you’d like to catch up with the reading schedule, click here.  All posts for this reading, including the schedule one, are grouped here.) Here I’ll summarize … Continue reading

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_Weapons of Math Destruction_, part 2

With this post we continue our reading of Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction.  (If you’d like to catch up with the reading schedule, click here.  All posts for this reading, including the schedule one, are grouped here.) Here I’ll summarize … Continue reading

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_Weapons of Math Destruction_, part 1

With this post we commence our reading of Cathy O’Neil’s Weapons of Math Destruction.  (If you’d like to catch up with the reading schedule, click here.) Here I’ll summarize this week’s chapters, then offer some discussion questions. But first, some book … Continue reading

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Technological advancement: one unusual case study

I wanted to share a quick book review I just wrote over on Goodreads, and for three hopefully relevant reasons. Not, not because The Red Rockets’ Glare is the second-best book title of the 21st century. First, because the book argues … Continue reading

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