Actor Type


Justice Area(s)

Community Health and Collective Security

Disability Justice

Economic Justice

Environmental Justice

Gender Justice

Human Rights

Racial Justice

AI Impact(s)

Bias and Discrimination



North America

United States

Cathy O'Neil has written extensively about problems with using AI in a criminal justice context, as with bail-setting algorithms used by the City of Philadelphia. Her book, "Weapons of Math Destruction," is an early and widely-cited source on these issues. O'Neil is CEO of O'Neil Risk Consulting & Algorithmic Auditing (ORCAA).

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