The January Series Live Stream | Cathy O'Neil

Tuesday, January 14th at 12:30 pm

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Baker Book House I 2768 East Paris Ave SE. Grand Rapids, MI 49546 I (616) 957-3110

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Cathy o'neil

Venue Details

Baker Book House I 2768 East Paris Ave SE. Grand Rapids, MI 49546 I (616) 957-3110

Free

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Cathy O'Neil | Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
*Earned a Ph.D in math from Harvard and was a professor at Barnard College.
*Worked for a hedge fund company during the credit crisis, switched to a risk assessment company, and then left finance to build models that predicted people's purchases and clicks.
*Wrote "Weapons of Math Destruction" to bring public awareness to the power algorithms have over our lives and founded ORCAA, and algorithmic auditing company that helps organizations audit their algorithms for accuracy, bias, and fairness.