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Book Report: Weapons of Math Destruction

“Predictive models are, increasingly, the tools we will be relying on to run our institutions, deploy our resources, and manage our lives. But … these models are constructed not just from data but from the choices we make about which

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Book Report: What Should We Be Worried About

“In all sorts of complex systems, this is the general trend: Increasing the coupling between the parts seems harmless enough at first. But then, abruptly, when the¬†coupling crosses a critical value everything changes. The exact nature of the altered state

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Book Report: The Improbability Principle

“The Improbability Principle is not a single equation, such as Einstein’s famous E = mc¬≤, but a collection of strands which intertwine, braiding together and amplifying each other, to form a rope connecting events, incidents, and outcomes. The main strands

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