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Black box society
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Every day, corporations are connecting the dots about our personal behavior - silently scrutinizing clues left behind by our work habits and Internet use. The data compiled and portaits created are incredibly detailed, to the oint of being invasive. But who connects the dots about what firms are doing with this information? The Black Box Society argues that we all need to be able to do so - and to set limits on how big data affects our lives. Hidden algorithms can make (or ruin) reputations, decide the destiny of entrepreneurs, or even devastate an entire economy. Shrouded in secrecy and complexity, decisions at major Silicon Valley and Wall Street firms were long assumed to be neutral and technical. But leaks, whistleblowers, and legal disputes have shed new light on automated judgment. Self-serving and reckless behavior is surprisingly common, and easy to hide in code protected by legal and real secrecy. Even after billions of dollars of fines have been levied, underfunded regulators may have only scratched the surface of this troubling behavior. Frank Pasquale exposes how powerful interests abuse secrecy for profit and explains ways to rein them in. Demanding transparency is only the first step. An intelligible society would assure that key decisions of its most important firms are fair, nondiscriminatory, and open to criticism. Silicon Valley and Wall Street need to accept as much accountability as they impose on others.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 221-304) and index.
|LC Classifications||HN49.P6 P375 2016|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||311|
A member of the Council for Big Data, Ethics and Society, he has been with the Yale Information Society Project since Although he has written nearly 40 scholarly articles and legal opinions, this is his first book. “The Black Box Society” is meticulously researched, with 83 pages of source notes at theFile Size: KB. The Black Box Society. Purpose Contributors First Lesson Contact. We are the Black Box Society. All your life, you've wanted to know what was going on. When I was a child, I became convinced that the true explanation of the world lay below the surface. That the surface I saw was a consequence of the truth, and not the truth itself.
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The Black Box Society argues that we all need to be able to do so—and to set limits on how big data affects our lives. Hidden algorithms can make (or ruin) reputations, decide the destiny of entrepreneurs, or even devastate an entire economy.
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By Frank Pasquale. Harvard University Press,pp. Publication Date: January 5, Other Editions of This Title: Paperback (8/29/). His book The Black Box Society: The Secret Algorithms that Control Money and Information (Harvard University Press, ) develops a social theory of reputation, search, and finance.
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