Cathy O’Neil on Weapons of Math Destruction | EconTalk | Library of Economics and Liberty

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  1. “The promise of big data is that we throw data at a wall and expect the truth to emerge, as if the truth was embedded in historica data. But that’s assuming the historic data is perfect.”

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  2. Roberts condemns racism in muted tones but will vociferously defend predatory pay day lenders. This is why most libertarian party chapters are prone to self-sabotage and can never become a viable third party until they learn the vernacular of empathy and tact. The interview hit three home runs by addressing criminal justice, school testing and higher education costs. But the only soundbite that people will remember is Russ Robert’s defense of pay day loans.

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