Cathy O’Neil

Mathematician, Blogger, Data Scientist & Author; Best Known for "Weapons of Math Destruction"

Cathy O’Neil Biography

Cathy O’Neil is the author of the New York Times bestselling Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy, which was also a semifinalist for the National Book Award.

She earned a Ph.D. in math from Harvard, was a postdoctoral fellow in the MIT math department, and a professor at Barnard College where she published a number of research papers in arithmetic algebraic geometry. She then switched over to the private sector, working as a quantitative analyst for the hedge fund D.E. Shaw in the middle of the credit crisis, and then for RiskMetrics, a risk software company that assesses risk for the holdings of hedge funds and banks. She left finance in 2011 and started working as a data scientist in the New York start-up scene, building models that predicted people’s purchases and clicks.

Cathy wrote Doing Data Science in 2013 and launched the Lede Program in Data Journalism at Columbia in 2014. She is a columnist for Bloomberg View.

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Cathy O’Neil Videos

Weapons of Math Destruction - YouTube
Cathy O'Neil interviewed at Strata Jumpstart 2011 - YouTube
The Open Mind: Death by Algorithim - Cathy O'Neil - YouTube

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Cathy O’Neil Videos

Weapons of Math Destruction - YouTube
Cathy O'Neil interviewed at Strata Jumpstart 2011 - YouTube
The Open Mind: Death by Algorithim - Cathy O'Neil - YouTube
Cathy O'Neil: "Weapons of Math Destruction" | Talks at Google ...
Cathy O'Neil | Weapons of Math Destruction - YouTube

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