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Weapons of math destruction : how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy / Cathy O'Neil.

O'Neil, Cathy, author. (Author).
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Available copies

  • 5 of 8 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 8 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Eckhart PL - Main 005.7 O'NE (Text) 840191002393408 New Nonfiction - Main Floor Checked out 01/24/2017
Fulton Co PL - Rochester Main Library 005.7 ONE (Text) 33187004161812 Nonfiction - R Available -
Greenwood PL - Greenwood 005.7 ONE (Text) 36626103788717 New Adult Nonfiction Available -
Jackson Co PL - Seymour Main Library 005.7 O'NEIL (Text) 37500004261323 New Items Available -
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library 005.7 ONE (Text) 78551000528058 Non-Fiction Available -
Plainfield-Guilford Twp PL - Plainfield 005.7 O'Neil (Text) 31208912484153 non-fiction Available -
West Lebanon PL - West Lebanon 005.7 O'NE (Text) 74861000020026 Adult Non-Fiction Checked out 01/30/2017
Westfield Washington PL - Westfield 005.7 O'Neil (Text) 78292000358646 Adult New Book Collection Checked out 02/01/2017

Record details

  • ISBN: 97805534188114
  • Physical Description: x, 259 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Crown, [2016]

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 219-252) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: Bomb Parts: What Is a Model? -- Shell Shocked: My Journey of Disillusionment -- Arms Race: Going to College -- Propaganda Machine: Online Advertising -- Civilian Casualties: Justice in the Age of Big Data -- Ineligible to Serve: Getting a Job -- Sweating Bullets: On the Job -- Collateral Damage: Landing Credit -- No Safe Zone: Getting Insurance -- The Targeted Citizen: Civic Life.
Summary, etc.: A former Wall Street quantitative analyst sounds an alarm on mathematical modeling, a pervasive new force in society that threatens to undermine democracy and widen inequality.
Subject: Big data > Social aspects > United States.
Big data > Political aspects > United States.
Social indicators > Mathematical models > Moral and ethical aspects.
Democracy > United States.
United States > Social conditions > 21st century.

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