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The Black Box Society

The Secret Algorithms That Control Money and Information

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HARDCOVER

$35.00 • £27.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674368279

Publication: January 2015

Text

320 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

2 tables, 1 figure

World

  • 1. Introduction—The Need to Know
  • 2. Digital Reputation in an Era of Runaway Data
  • 3. The Hidden Logics of Search
  • 4. Finance’s Algorithms: The Emperor’s New Codes
  • 5. Watching (and Improving) the Watchers
  • 6. Toward an Intelligible Society
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index