Weapons of Math Destruction

A former Wall Avenue quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical types that pervade modern-day life — and threaten to rip apart our social cloth

We are living in the age of the algorithm. More and more, the selections that influence our lives—where we go to school, whether we get a automobile mortgage, how considerably we pay back for health insurance—are currently being created not by individuals, but by mathematical types. In theory, this…


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