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Breaking bad algorithms

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Science  20 Oct 2017:
Vol. 358, Issue 6361, pp. 311
DOI: 10.1126/science.aao4414

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In Technically Wrong, Sara Wachter-Boettcher takes stock of the failures, biases, and shortcomings of the technology products that pervade our lives: from inva­sive applications designed with too few kinds of users in mind to black-boxed algorithms that determine everything from the news we see to how we dole out criminal justice.