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DNA + online dating = self segregating castes, faster

A.k.a “The social trends behind my most successful tweet to date”.

Who deserves welfare? It's all a matter of data

What is poverty? Who is poor? But above all: who REALLY KNOWS who is poor?

WHEN is the right moment to cure mental illness with Artificial Intelligence?

“Overall, AI has the promise to provide critical resources we need to overcome our mental health crisis.” OK, but WHEN?

Two views of privacy, and consent made meaningless

For a great description of the Californian surveillance model, look no further.

A simple, great summary of the BIG issues with Machine Learning

The six answers you want to have about Machine Learning, all in one place.

What we already knew about (big) data-driven inequality

Warnings and examples of algorithms and “Big Data” that exploit or discriminate people in ways unknown to their very authors appear more and more frequently in the news. But they are not news.