Category Archives: machine learning and data mining

Of the idiocy of turning algorithms into law

Lambert is writing at Naked Capitalism about Algorithmic Regulation, “Code is Law,” and the Case of Ferguson. It’s a good deconstruction and should definitely be read but I had my facepalm-moment at the start of the piece when he quotes … Continue reading

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Not the robots are coming for your jobs but the capitalists (but what else is new?)

The Economist posted a piece called “The future of jobs: The onrushing wave”, and Naked Capitalism cross-posted a comment from MacroBusiness – uncommented. Which is a shame because coming from The Economist, the original piece is expectedly bullshitty. The main … Continue reading

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