Automated algorithms already control a consistent part of our life, for instance by deciding what we read  and interact with on social medias, or by grading performances in some cases. The implications are already serious, especially when little or none is known about the mechanisms complex, proprietary algorithms rely on.

Cathy O’Neil shows in an op-ed for Bloomberg how important it is to draw attention on these problems, to eventually witness some changes. There is a long way to go, still.