Overblog
Edit post Follow this blog Administration + Create my blog
ukyxyvojeryss.over-blog.com

Downloading ebooks to kindle for free Automating

Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor. Virginia Eubanks

 

Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

 


Automating-Inequality-How-High.pdf
ISBN: 9781250215789 | 288 pages | 8 Mb

 

Download PDF

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  • Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor
  • Virginia Eubanks
  • Page: 288
  • Format: pdf, ePub, fb2, mobi
  • ISBN: 9781250215789
  • Publisher: Picador
Download Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor

 

 

 

 

Downloading ebooks to kindle for free Automating Inequality: How High-Tech Tools Profile, Police, and Punish the Poor (English Edition) by Virginia Eubanks

 

 

Overview

WINNER: The 2018 McGannon Center Book Prize and shortlisted for the Goddard Riverside Stephan Russo Book Prize for Social Justice The New York Times Book Review: "Riveting." Naomi Klein: "This book is downright scary." Ethan Zuckerman, MIT: "Should be required reading." Dorothy Roberts, author of Killing the Black Body: "A must-read." Astra Taylor, author of The People's Platform: "The single most important book about technology you will read this year." Cory Doctorow: "Indispensable." A powerful investigative look at data-based discrimination—and how technology affects civil and human rights and economic equity The State of Indiana denies one million applications for healthcare, foodstamps and cash benefits in three years—because a new computer system interprets any mistake as “failure to cooperate.” In Los Angeles, an algorithm calculates the comparative vulnerability of tens of thousands of homeless people in order to prioritize them for an inadequate pool of housing resources. In Pittsburgh, a child welfare agency uses a statistical model to try to predict which children might be future victims of abuse or neglect. Since the dawn of the digital age, decision-making in finance, employment, politics, health and human services has undergone revolutionary change. Today, automated systems—rather than humans—control which neighborhoods get policed, which families attain needed resources, and who is investigated for fraud. While we all live under this new regime of data, the most invasive and punitive systems are aimed at the poor. In Automating Inequality, Virginia Eubanks systematically investigates the impacts of data mining, policy algorithms, and predictive risk models on poor and working-class people in America. The book is full of heart-wrenching and eye-opening stories, from a woman in Indiana whose benefits are literally cut off as she lays dying to a family in Pennsylvania in daily fear of losing their daughter because they fit a certain statistical profile. The U.S. has always used its most cutting-edge science and technology to contain, investigate, discipline and punish the destitute. Like the county poorhouse and scientific charity before them, digital tracking and automated decision-making hide poverty from the middle-class public and give the nation the ethical distance it needs to make inhumane choices: which families get food and which starve, who has housing and who remains homeless, and which families are broken up by the state. In the process, they weaken democracy and betray our most cherished national values. This deeply researched and passionate book could not be more timely.

 

 

 

 

 

Links:
Free auido book download The Noma Guide to Fermentation: Including koji, kombuchas, shoyus, misos, vinegars, garums, lacto-ferments, and black fruits and vegetables
Joomla free book download The Hole: A Novel CHM PDF FB2 English version 9781628727807
Downloads books for kindle Cilka's Journey 9781250265708 MOBI PDF CHM (English Edition) by Heather Morris
Free audiobooks to download A Curse So Dark and Lonely 9781681195087 MOBI by Brigid Kemmerer (English Edition)
Free mp3 ebook download Horizon 9780525656807 CHM by Barry Lopez
It series books free download Thrawn: Treason (Star Wars) PDF FB2 iBook by Timothy Zahn
Free downloadable books for mp3s Build Your Own Metal Working Shop from Scrap. Charcoal Foundry English version by David J. Gingery
Download free books on pdf From Dawn to Dusk: Mastering the Light in Landscape Photography (English literature) PDF FB2 PDB 9781781453063

Share this post

Repost0
To be informed of the latest articles, subscribe:

Comment on this post