The Cathy's Dream Edition

It's an all-Cathy episode today on Slate Money! Hosts Felix Salmon of Fusion, Cathy O’Neil, author of, Weapons of Math Destruction, and Slate Moneybox columnist Jordan Weissmann discuss three topics handpicked by Ms O'Neil. They are:- How the big-data company Cambridge Analytica and psychometric profiles helped shape the outcome of the Brexit vote and our most recent election.- The AI that will put some lawyers out of business.- Statistics in the age of Trump.Check out other Panoply podcasts at slatemoney@slate.comTwitter: @felixsalmon, @mathbabedotorg, @JHWeissmannProduction by Zachary DinersteinSlate Money is brought to you by Boll and Branch. Get 50 dollars off your first set of sheets by going to and using promo code money.And by Freshbooks, who have launched an all-new version of their cloud accounting software so you can spend more time doing the work you love, and less time stressing over your paperwork. For your 30 day free trial, go to and enter slatemoney in the “How did you hear about us” section.And by the hit SHOWTIME Original Series BILLIONS, starring Emmy winners Damian Lewis and Paul Giamatti. BILLIONS returns Sunday, February 19th with new episodes every Sunday at 10/9 central. Download the SHOWTIME app now to start your free trial.
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