Case study of LAPD and Palantir's predictive policing tool: same corruption; new, empirical respectability


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Originally published at: https://boingboing.net/2017/09/08/weaponized-empiricism.html


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I suppose the algorithms are written by objective humans then?


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palantir


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I got some predictions:

Banks are gonna break laws.
Insurance companies are gonna break laws.
Automotive companies are gonna break laws.
Credit bureaus are gonna break laws.
Etc.

oh you don’t police them?


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Which was indeed what they named their company that sells creepy surveillance tech to creepy people after.

They’ve worked on being less transparent since then.


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Especially after they were caught up in the HB Gary email leaks.

https://umbraxenu.no-ip.biz/mediawiki/index.php/Category:Palantir


#8

So, Peter Thiel sounded better in the original German?


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