Weapons of Math Destruction – Lecture Synopsis

Last November I attended one event connecting to crucial aspects of Object-Oriented Subject’s research, namely the exploration of the relationships of power and control embedded in algorithms. This event was a lecture by Cathy O’Neil in Utrecht, given on the 21st of November. As some interesting insights were gathered during this occasion, especially concerning a data scientist’s perspective on algorithm design and application, I would like to write a synopsis of the most relevant points raised by Cathy O’Neil. Continue reading “Weapons of Math Destruction – Lecture Synopsis”