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NYACC General Meeting
Thursday September 10, 2015
at 7PM

At NYU - 32 Waverly Place, Silver Building
Room 407


THE DARK SIDE OF BIG DATA

Cathy O'Neil speaks about her new book "Weapons of Math Destruction"

Big data in finance, education, medicine, politics, and the workplace:
Is it a blessing and/or a curse for democracy? Can it be controlled? How?

Cathy (Catherine) O'Neil is the author of the blog mathbabe.org
She was the former Director of the Lede Program in Data Practices at
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Tow Center and
wrote the book Doing Data Science.

O'Neil earned a mathematics Ph.D. from Harvard University.
She lives in New York City and is active in the Occupy movement.


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