An Evening With Cathy O'Neil: Weapons of Math Destruction

 

An Evening With Cathy O'Neil: Weapons of Math Destruction

CBIS Auditorium

February 20, 2019 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

We live in the age of the algorithm. Increasingly, the decisions that affect our lives -- where we go to school, whether we get a car loan, how much we pay for health insurance - are being made not by humans, but by mathematical models. Everyone is judged according to the same rules, and bias is elminated. But, as Cathy O'Neil reveals, the opposite is true. The models being used today are opaque, unregulated, and uncontestable, even when they're wrong. Weclom the the dark side of Big Data.

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