Reviews for Weapons of Math Destruction

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The reviews are coming in of my new book, Weapons of Math Destruction (also available as an audiobook, which I read myself! (clip here)). Here are some of them:

  1. Weapons of Math Destruction: invisible, ubiquitous algorithms are ruining millions of lives by Cory Doctorow from his blog Boingboing.net
  2. Weapons of Math Destruction by Peter Woit from his blog, Not Even Wrong
  3. Big Data Isn’t Just Watching You—It’s Making You Poorer by Pankaj Mehta on the site In These Times
  4. Review: Weapons of Math Destruction by Evelyn Lamb in Scientific American
  5. Math is racist: How data is driving inequality by Aimee Rawlins on CNN Money. Note: I would not have chosen this title, since I’m not claiming math is racist, but rather that some potentially discriminatory practices are being shielded by mathematics. I should note that journalists don’t always choose their own titles, and I think Aimee did a good…

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