How Data Happened: Professors Chris Wiggins and Matthew L. Jones on the History of Data

Tides of History

Mar 23 2023 • 59 mins

Chris Wiggins and Matthew Jones, authors of the new book How Data Happened: A History from the Age of Reason to the Age of Algorithms, join Patrick to discuss the history of data, why enumerating things isn't a neutral act, and the ethics of building a world on the foundation of data.

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