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  Weapons of math destruction: how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy
O’Neil C.,  Crown Publishing Group, New York, NY, 2016. 272 pp. Type: Book (978-0-553418-81-1), Reviews: (2 of 2)

We live in a data economy and, as this book argues, mathematical models are its engines. It was Gauss that reminded us that “mathematics is the queen of the sciences” [1]. Reading this book shows that mathematics is no fairy queen. O&#...
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Jan 12 2017  
   Weapons of math destruction: how big data increases inequality and threatens democracy
O’Neil C.,  Crown Publishing Group, New York, NY, 2016. 272 pp. Type: Book (978-0-553418-81-1), Reviews: (1 of 2)

It’s bad enough being afraid of clowns, but now it’s logistic regression that’s truly frightening....
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Nov 2 2016  
  Doing data science: straight talk from the frontline
Schutt R., O’Neil C.,  O’Reilly Media, Inc., Sebastopol, CA, 2013. 406 pp. Type: Book (978-1-449358-65-5)

Business hype around data science, and more recently, the data science profession, has done surprisingly little to close the gap in understanding how data science is done and the persona that drives its application. For this reason, I applaud the ...
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May 16 2014  

   
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