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Internet Viewing: Algorithms in Action and Reviews for Vincent LoTempio

Algorithms have considerably changed they way internet users see content. While many website visitors may expect to first see a reverse chronological list of content, this is not always the case. Whether you like it or not, many popular websites … Continue reading

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How #BigData, #Algorithms, & #Surveillance Rejects College Applicants

This article by Jane Robbins first appeared on Truth in American Education and is being republished with her permission. In the age of technology-powered algorithms, most universities are making admissions decisions based on factors that would horrify applicants and parents if they … Continue reading

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The Difference Engine: Perpetuating Poverty Through Algorithms

Virginia Eubanks, Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor (2018). Rebecca Tushnet We have a problem with poverty, which we have converted into a problem with poor people. Policymakers tout technology as a way to make … Continue reading

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Algorithms and Justice

The Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society examines the role of the state in the development and deployment of algorithmic technologies. Jul 11, 2018 I. Introduction Our work on “Algorithms and Justice,” as part of the Ethics and Governance of … Continue reading

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Algorithms as Illegal Agreements

Michal Gal, University of Haifa has posted Algorithms as Illegal Agreements. ABSTRACT: Despite the increased transparency, connectivity, and search abilities that characterize the digital marketplace, the digital revolution has not always yielded the bargain prices that many consumers expected. What… … Continue reading

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