Weapons of Math Destruction

TUE, JUL 11, 2017

Microsoft Research's Social Media Collective and Harvard University's Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society welcome author Cathy O'Neil to NERD. O'Neil will read from her award-winning book, _Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy__ (2016). The reading will be followed by an informal lunch and mixer for MSR, NERD, Garage and BKC interns.

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+ BIO: Cathy O'Neil

Catherine ("Cathy") O'Neil is an American mathematician and the author of the blog mathbabe.org as well as several books on data science, including Weapons of Math Destruction. She was the former Director of the Lede Program in Data Practices at Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Tow Center and was employed as Data Science Consultant at Johnson Research Labs.

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