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Why Data Is Never Raw

Summer/Fall 2018Nick Barrowman on the seductive myth of information free of human judgment

Algorithmic Injustice

Winter 2018

Tafari Mbadiwe on how to keep criminal sentencing algorithms from entrenching racial inequality

Executive Summary of “Algorithmic Injustice”

April 23, 2018

Saving Science

Science isn’t self-correcting, it’s self-destructing. To save the enterprise, scientists must come out of the lab and into the real world.

August 15, 2016Daniel Sarewitz

Correlation, Causation, and Confusion

Summer/Fall 2014Nick Barrowman on some misconceptions about statistics in science and everyday life