The End of the World #9: Interview with Cathy O’Neil

When loading this audio player, your personal data will be processed by SoundCloud in line with their privacy policy. Your data may be transferred to servers in the US. Find out more in our privacy policy.

Load content

For the rest of the summer Mark Leonard will be breaking from the usual World in 30 Minutes format to talk about how the global order is being challenged. This week, he is joined by Cathy O'Neil, an American mathematician and the author of the blog mathbabe.org and several books on data science.

Bookshelf:
Cathy O'Neil, Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
Cathy O'Neil's contributions to Bloomberg.com
The investigative journalism of ProPublica.org