UCSB Arts & Lectures presents Data Scientist and Bestselling Author Cathy O’Neil, The Shame Machine: Who Profits in the New Age of Humiliation on Tuesday, May 3rd at 7:30 p.m. Pacific at Campbell Hall.
Mathematician and data scientist Cathy O’Neil explores the realities and dangers of social networking, the consequences of algorithm design, and defending human dignity in the context of predatory capitalism. Her bestselling book Weapons of Math Destruction was a semifinalist for the National Book Award, and her expertise was featured in the acclaimed documentary The Social Dilemma. Her new book, The Shame Machine, offers unparalleled insight about shame, its relationship to power, and how to cultivate dignity in an age of social media and hyper-partisan politics.
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For more information and to purchase tickets, call UCSB Arts & Lectures at (805) 893-3535 or visit www.ArtsAndLectures.UCSB.edu.
Date: Tuesday, May 3
Time: 7:30 p.m. Pacific
Price: FREE Event (registration required)
Location: Campbell Hall (Building 538, University of California, Santa Barbara, Mesa Rd, Santa Barbara, CA 93106)