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Big-Data Algorithms Are Manipulating Us All

The age of Big Data has generated new tools and ideas on an enormous scale, with applications spreading from marketing to Wall Street, human resources, college admissions, and insurance.

At the same time, Big Data has opened opportunities for a whole new class of professional gamers and manipulators, who take advantage of people using the power of statistics. I should know. I was one of them.

Source: wired.com
Author: Cathy O’Neil

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