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Calling BS on big data is really important, but this article is weak. The New Yorker should be doing better. Try Weapons of Math Destruction by Cathy O'Neill for a much more informed critique.

https://www.amazon.com/Weapons-Math-Destruction-Increases-In...




"The New Yorker should be doing better. "

That alternative you linked is free reading on the New Yorker or some other site? Or are you saying people willing to pay for a better article/book/source/training can get it? That's almost always true.


I'm was saying that the New Yorker usually has very high quality writing, but this article wasn't.




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