➡ From Child Welfare Information Gateway
US: Math Isn’t Biased, But Big Data Is (Opinion)
Forbes – August 30, 2017
Put biased data into an unbiased equation and you get biased results. Those biased results may then influence the courts, child welfare systems or your business. Mathematician Cathy O’Neil explored this issue in detail in her book, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy.