Books et al.Technology

Breaking bad algorithms

See allHide authors and affiliations

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

You are currently viewing the summary.

View Full Text

Log in to view the full text

Log in through your institution

Log in through your institution

Summary

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.