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Cathy O'Neil

Cathy O'Neil

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People, Please Don’t Throw Your Masks Away

Good news has a way of making people do stupid things — particularly amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Maybe This Financial System Can’t Be Fixed

Ten years after a crisis that brought the world to the brink of Armageddon, the people overseeing th

Biases Hidden in Algorithms

Apparently, President Donald Trump doesn’t like the news that he sees about himself on Google, Faceb

Reputation Scores on Facebook?

Facebook just came up with a really creepy idea: To stem the flow of disinformation, the social netw

How America Can Stop Being the Wild West of Data

Governments everywhere are grappling with a difficult task: how to define what data the likes of Fac

Everyone Should Hate Google Glass

I hate Google Glass, and I think I’ve hit upon a way to get everyone to understand the dystopic futu

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