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Transworld Publ. Ltd UK
The good, the bad and the ugly of the true extent to which algorithms cater to an intimate knowledge of us is laid bare by mathematician and broadcaster Hannah Fry. Explores whether further algorithm advances stand to improve society or make it more oppressive.
Hannah Fry is an Associate Professor in the mathematics of cities from University College London. In her day job she uses mathematical models to study patterns in human behaviour, and has worked with governments, police forces, health analysts and supermarkets. Her TED talks have amassed millions of views and she has fronted television documentaries for the BBC and PBS; she also hosts the long-running science podcast, 'The Curious Cases of Rutherford & Fry' with the BBC.