“A computer is like an Old Testament god, with a lot of rules and no mercy”

Friday, April 16

Innocent Until Predicted Guilty

The Florida State Department of Juvenile Justice is using IBM's predicitve analytics software to determine which of today's juvenile delinquents will commit further (and worse) crimes in the future.

Ouch. Oh, this is such an amazingly bad idea.

Gizmodo looks at the issue in-depth.