The machine learning experiment boasts seemingly incredible accuracy, but is being criticised for human biases and the potential to label innocent people as guilty.
This is what happened when Goldman Sachs cash paid for teenage inmates on Rikers Island to try a bizarre therapy tinged with Scientology.
Prisoners often suffer dehumanizing abuse at the hands of guards and other inmates, and are ill-prepared to get jobs and homes once they're out—is it any wonder so many of them go back to crime?
According to one expert, citizens filming incidents of police brutality could be discouraging cops from enforcing the law.
This week belonged to the craven, unshameable power lords of FIFA, some of whom might be going to jail. They will be missed, of course. And probably replaced.
Paul Lund was a serial womanizer, a career criminal, and a friend of the Beats. He was also, as I recently found out, the father my mom never met.
The Dellwood Lounge remained unscathed through all the unrest. Maybe the people on the street were just as afraid of what was behind the plywood as the men on their barstools were of the chaos outside.
There were a lot of celebratory headlines after Attorney General Eric Holder announced a drop in the federal prison population last week, but the state-by-state numbers tell a more complicated tale.