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That Not-To-Mathy Explanation of Algorithms You’ve Been Dreaming About

Probably dreaming in English class, I bet.

Weapons of Math Destruction is an erudite and accessible analysis of how algorithms perpetuate inequity in society. But sometimes quick and catchy videos are an easier on-ramp into such things. The blog’s creator, the self-proclaimed MathBabe Cathy O’Neill, now has a wonderful animated explanation of why this is all so important. Well worth a watch.

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