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Han humans control which neighborhoods get policed which families attain needed resources and who is investigated for fraud While we all live under this new regime of data the most invasive and punitive systems are aimed at the poorIn Automating Ineuality Virginia Eubanks systematically investigates the impacts of data mining policy algorithms and predictive risk models on poor and working class people in America The book is full of heart wrenching and eye opening stories from a woman in Indiana whose benefits are literally cut off as she lays dying to a family in Pennsylvania in daily fear of losing their daughter because they fit a certain statistical profileThe US has always used its most cutting edge science and technology to contain investigate discipline and punish the destitute Like the county po. Dynamite subject How big data impacts and is impacted by the way we serve the poor is a topic that is under addressed increasingly important and poorly understood However I struggled through this b

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Automating Ineuality

A powerful investigative look at data based discrimination and how technology affects civil and human rights and economic euityThe State of Indiana denies one million applications for healthcare foodstamps and cash benefits in three years because a new computer system interprets any mistake as “failure to cooperate” In Los Angeles an algorithm calculates the comparative vulnerability of tens of thousands of homeless people in order to prioritize them for an inadeuate pool of housing resources In Pittsburgh a child welfare agency uses a statistical model to try to predict which children might be future victims of abuse or neglectSince the dawn of the digital age decision making in finance employment politics health and human services has undergone revolutionary change Today automated systems rather t. If among you one of your brothers should become poor in any of your towns within your land that the Lord your God is giving you you shall not harden your heart or shut your hand against your poor b

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Orhouse and scientific charity before them digital tracking and automated decision making hide poverty from the middle class public and give the nation the ethical distance it needs to make inhumane choices which families get food and which starve who has housing and who remains homeless and which families are broken up by the state In the process they weaken democracy and betray our most cherished national valuesThis deeply researched and passionate book could not be timelyNaomi Klein This book is downright scaryEthan Zuckerman MIT Should be reuired readingDorothy Roberts author of Killing the Black Body A must read for everyone concerned about modern tools of ineuality in AmericaAstra Taylor author of The People's Platform This is the single most important book about technology you will read this year. Target track punish RepeatNotwithstanding what the French wrote on the Statue of Liberty America hates its poor It will spend billions to deny them help In Automating Ineuality Virginia Eubanks say


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  1. says:

    If among you one of your brothers should become poor in any of your towns within your land that the Lord your God is giving you you

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    I really wanted to like this book and was hoping that it would be similar to some talks I've been to lately on unconscious bias in algorithms in the public sector or using variables like if your family is in jail that are basically just a proxy for race Sadly it wasn't The author looks at three different instances of autom

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    Dynamite subject How big data impacts and is impacted by the way we serve the poor is a topic that is under addressed increa

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    Policing is broader than law enforcement it includes all the process by which we maintain order regulate lives and press young people into boxes so they will fit our unjust society These processes are the algorithms and meaningless indexes that are automating public assistance delivery in the US With three case studies the automation of Indiana's welfare eligibility an index that decides which homeless person deserves the LA's attention and

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    I have never read anything relevant to my career and work brb recommending to literally everyone

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    The author’s premise is wrongA billion souls have been freed from abject poverty in the last 25 years bc of free market capitalism90% of those in poverty have one or of these three conditions jobless no high school diploma illegitimate childrenIf one avoids the above conditions there’s a 75% chance that person will make over 50kAmerica’s war on poverty that started in ‘65 has not changed the poverty ra

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    Digital technology which could help the strengthen the social safety net is used as a surveillance net to monitor regulate and scrutinize the poor who come in its gaze It is not the technology that is the problem so much as the values of the administrators and politicians who weld it They make algorithms to exclude funds a

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    Target track punish RepeatNotwithstanding what the French wrote on the Statue of Liberty America hates its poor It will s

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