Tag Archives: Algorithms

Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy

A former Wall Street quant sounds an alarm on the mathematical models that pervade modern life — and threaten to rip apart our social fabric. We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives—where we … Continue reading

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A silenciosa dominação por Algoritmos

Que são estas fórmulas matemáticas, base da Inteligência Artificial? Como impõem regras e condutas sociais — nunca debatidas e sempre a serviço do poder econômico? É possível inverter seu sentido? A palavra “algoritmo” foi criada pelo matemático persa Muhammad ibs … Continue reading

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The Ethics of Algorithms: Mapping the debate

In information societies, operations, decisions and choices previously left to humans are increasingly delegated to algorithms, which may advise, if not decide, about how data should be interpreted and what actions should be taken as a result. More and more … Continue reading

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