Weapons of Math Destruction Event Challenges Accuracy of Algorithms

Montclair State's Creative Research Center, the Feliciano Center for Entrepreneurship and Residence Life presented the Fifth Annual Symposium on the Imagination, "Weapons of Math Destruction: What is an Algorithm?"on April 14, featuring Harvard PhD and author Cathy O'Neil.

The writer of the upcoming book "Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy," O'Neil explored what algorithms are (and are not), how they are built, their positive and negative effects, and the ways we can examine them for fairness and ethical behavior. 

Click here to read TAPINTO Montclair's April 15 feature highlighting the event, Cathy O'Neil, and Montclair State University professor Dr. Neil Baldwin.