Chris Hedges / Truthdig and Mr. FishJul 15, 2018
The arrest of the WikiLeaks founder, which appears near, would be the first domino to fall. Afterward, thousands of publishers, editors and reporters in the U.S. would be in peril. Dig deeper ( 10 Min. Read )
Chris Hedges / Truthdig and Mr. FishMar 18, 2018
A corporate censorship is being imposed, inch by inch, step by step. It begins by silencing the demonized. It ends by silencing everyone. Dig deeper ( 8 Min. Read )
Thor Benson / TruthdigJan 7, 2016
Influenced by algorithms, judges who are racially biased might actually hand out milder sentences to minority defendants. But some experts worry that, in the big picture, an imperfect science may work against the accused. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigNov 1, 2015
Sophisticated algorithms are being used to make decisions in everything from criminal justice to education. But when Big Data uses bad data, discrimination can result. Dig deeper ( 4 Min. Read )
Alexander Reed Kelly / TruthdigJan 6, 2014
Haim Bodek is one of the genius architects of the system of lightning fast computers and algorithms that dominate trading on stock exchanges. Focusing on the "Flash Crash" of May 2010, he takes us on a tour of the terrifying machines that rule the economy and that experts say no one controls. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
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