With the rise of big data, the state is pushing the bounds of the social contract. In the emerging system, moral codes, social norms, and human judgment are being augmented or replaced by hidden algorithms, placing a tremendous amount of power in the people and public and private institutions that oversee them.
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By Taylor Owen. A place of predictive governance, based on unaccountable and often unknowable algorithms.